Miranda's lawyers claimed an inexperienced public defender failed to give proper representation and did nothing to help him avoid the death sentence.
What does PD stand for?
PD stands for Public Defender
This definition appears very rarely
See other definitions of PD
We have 132 other meanings of PD in our Acronym Attic
- Propagation Delay
- Property Damage (insurance)
- Proportional and Derivative
- Proportional Derivative
- Proposed Document (review process)
- Proposed Draft
- Propulsion Directorate
- Protection Domain
- Protocol Discriminator (GPRS LLC-layer address field format)
- Proximal-Distal (anatomy)
Samples in periodicals archive:
16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 1,000 public defender offices in 49 states and the District of Columbia received nearly 5.
The Bureau of Justice Statistics has released Public Defender Offices, 2007--Statistical Tables.
I don't mean to be tunnel-visioned," Public Defender Ken Clayman said recently.
Murkowski has named Quinlan Steiner, a fourth-generation Alaskan, lawyer and experienced public defender in Anchorage, state director of the Public Defender Agency.
Byline: Neil Connor Birmingham's first criminal public defender yesterday rejected claims that the new service could lead to a US-style two-tier legal system.
Many states charge those seeking a public defender an evaluation fee ranging from $10 to $100.
Should the client, an indigent criminal defendant, have the opportunity to sue the public defender for civil damages(2) on account of malpractice?