20 J.L. Soc'y 191 (2020)
Passed & Future: Critique of Michigan Indigent Defense Commission & the Successful Implementation of Their Minimum Standards

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PASSED & FUTURE:


       CRITIQUE OF MICHIGAN INDIGENT DEFENSE
 COMMISSION & THE SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF
               THEIR MINIMUM STANDARDS

                     ELISABETH E. MOORE

                   TABLE OF CONTENTS

I. IN T R O D U C T IO N   ............................................................................ 192
II. B A C K G R O U N D   .............................................................................. 193
   A. Precipitating Issues: Michigan's Past Approach to Indigent
       D ef en se  ....................................................................................  1 9 3
   B . Steps  Tow ard  R eform   ................................................................. 195
   C. Creation ofMichigan Indigent Defense Counsel ....................... 198
   I. Minimum Standards: Passed & Future ....................................... 201
       a) Passed: Minimum Standards 1-4 ......................................... 201
          Standard One: Education and Training of Defense
              C o u n sel  ....................................................................... 2 0 1
          Standard Two: Initial Interview ................................... 201
          Standard Three: Investigation and Experts ....................... 202
          Standard Four: Counsel at First Appearance and Other
              C ritical  S tag es  ............................................................ 202
       b) Proposed: Minimum Standards 5-8 ..................................... 202
          Standard Five: Independence from the Judiciary ............. 202
          Standard Six: Indigent Defense Workloads ....................... 203
          Standard Seven: Qualification and Review ....................... 203
          Standard Eight: Attorney Compensation (Economic
             D isincentives  or Incentives) ........................................ 204
   II. Ping Pong Process: Plans from Local Governments ................ 204
III.  A N A L Y S IS  .................................................................................... 2 0 6
   A. Potential Predictions for Successful Implementation ................ 207
   B. Likelihood of Standards 5 8 Passing ......................................... 211
IV .  C O N C L U SIO N   .............................................................................. 2 13

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