Public Defenders

In the United States, lawyers appointed or elected by a city or county as full-time, official defenders to represent financially disadvantaged citizens in criminal cases at public expense.

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pro-deo-advocaten Dutch
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defensor público Spanish
defensor del pueblo Spanish
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