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Author Weiss, Michael Scott, 1969-

Title Public defenders [electronic resource] : pragmatic and political motivations to represent the indigent / Michael Scott Weiss.

Published New York : LFB Scholarly Publishing, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description vii, 303 p.
Series Criminal justice : recent scholarship
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-293) and index.
Contents A study of public defender motivations -- Defense attorneys in the criminal courts -- Challenges of public defense -- A qualitative, semi-structured interview study -- Pragmatic motivations -- Legal and constitutional motivations -- Altruistic motivations -- Anti-establishment motivations -- Anti-police motivations -- Anti-prosecutor motivations -- Anti-judge and anti-corrections motivations -- Public defender motivations.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Public defenders -- United States -- Attitudes.
Legal assistance to the poor -- United States.
Right to counsel -- United States.
Electronic books.
ISBN 159332068X (alk. paper)