TITLE

PDs must refuse new cases if they have too many, ABA says

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Tennessee Bar Journal;Sep2006, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the new ethics opinion issued by the American Bar Association in the U.S. that public defenders have an ethical duty to refuse new cases if they believe their workloads are so excessive that they cannot competently represent their clients.
ACCESSION #
22076677

 

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