Bibliographic Details

A sword for the convicted : representing indigent defendants on appeal / David T. Wasserman ; foreword by James B. Jacobs.

Author / Creator Wasserman, David T.
Imprint New York : Greenwood Press, 1990.
Description xxiv, 270 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Series Contributions in criminology and penology 0732-4464 ; no. 30
Subject Appellate procedure -- New York (N.Y.)
Criminal procedure -- New York (N.Y.)
Legal aid -- New York (N.Y.)
Appellate procedure.
Criminal procedure.
Legal aid.
New York (State) -- New York.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
ISBN 0313268819 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-263) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Indigent Appellate Representation in the Quarter Century After Douglas
  • Challenges and Constraints The Right to Assigned Appellate Counsel and the
  • Transformation of Criminal Appeals An Introduction to Criminal Appeals and First-Level
  • Appellate Review in New York Indigent Appellate Defense in New York City An Empirical Study of the Performance of New York
  • City's Two Appellate Defenders A Qualitative Evaluation of New York City's Appellate
  • Defenders Criminal Appellate Dispositions in New York City, 1980-1985 Selection
  • Bias and the Assignment Process: An Alternative Explanation for Outcome Differences
  • Between the Defenders The Character of Appellate Intervention in Criminal
  • Cases and the Role of Appellate Advocacy The Continuing Challenge of Criminal Appellate
  • Representation: Improving Quality, Conserving Resources and Broadening Impact
  • Conflicts of Interest and Indigent Appellate Defense Improving the Quality of Indigent
  • Appellate Representation in Conflict Cases Enhancing the Impact of Criminal Appellate
  • Representation: Conserving Appellate Reources for More Meritorious Cases
  • Increasing the Impact of Indigent Appellate Representation
  • Appendix: Suggestions for Further Research
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index