He refused to say exactly how his office decides which indigency
cases to investigate or contest, but added it is not something done "willy-nilly.
applying to classifications of indigency
versus nonindigency as a
Should the Court upon review of its determination of indigency
declare a defendant non-indigent and allow the Public Defender to withdraw from said case, the Public Defender agrees he/she will not represent said defendant in that case for a fee, unless approved by the Chief City Court Magistrate.
defender's office for failure to seek an indigency
1990) ("[T]he government cannot keep a person in prison solely because of indigency
The district court held that: (1) the students lacked standing to seek equitable and declaratory relief from magistrates' practice of incarcerating individuals without an indigency
determination; (2) the county's policy of jailing individuals charged with fine-only misdemeanor offenses who had failed to directly inform the arraigning magistrate of their indigency
violated due process; and (3) the students did not waive their right to an affirmative indigency
determination by waiving their right to counsel at arraignment.
He fails to acknowledge that the clerks of court, not the public defenders, are statutorily charged with determining indigency
, and trial judges are charged with appointing the public defender to criminal cases.
generally accepted indigency
rate" for state felony cases
This was a change from the VWPA, which allowed a court to decline ordering restitution based on a defendant's indigency
Federal aid for free school lunch, Head Start pre-kindergarten childcare, and aid under the ESEA program are all examples of such federal aid for indigent households, justified by the national scope of redistributive programs' benefits, a scope insured by interstate mobility of indigency
section] 7B-2000(b) (2011) ("All juveniles shall be conclusively presumed to be indigent, and it shall not be necessary for the court to receive from any juvenile an affidavit of indigency
issues relating to indigency
is the potential assimilation of the test