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Report on International Approaches to the Defence of Indigent Persons in Criminal Cases

63 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2009  

John Flood

Griffith University Law School; University of Westminster School of Law; University College London

Avis Whyte

University of Westminster - School of Law

Sylvie Bacquet

University of Westminster

Date Written: December 1, 2005

Abstract

This report presents the findings of a comparative review of international approaches to the provision of legal aid to indigent persons involved in criminal cases. Its intent is to provide some insight into the reasons the UK's expenditure on criminal legal aid far exceeds that of any other country in the world.

Keywords: legal aid, Lord Carter Review, criminal legal aid

Suggested Citation

Flood, John and Whyte, Avis and Bacquet, Sylvie, Report on International Approaches to the Defence of Indigent Persons in Criminal Cases (December 1, 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1349853 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1349853

John A. Flood (Contact Author)

Griffith University Law School ( email )

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University of Westminster School of Law ( email )

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University College London ( email )

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Avis Whyte

University of Westminster - School of Law ( email )

4 Little Titchfield Street
London, England W1W 7UW
United Kingdom

Sylvie Bacquet

University of Westminster ( email )

4 Little Titchfield Street
London, England W1W 7UW
United Kingdom

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