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.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
19492
Names
public defenders
public defender
public defender's
public defenders'
defenders, public
pro-deo-advocaten Dutch
pro-deo-advocaat Dutch
defensor público Spanish
defensor del pueblo Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300156496. The J. Paul Getty Trust.