H.R.9325: EQUAL Defense Act of 2022

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Ensuring Quality Access to Legal Defense Act of 2022 or the EQUAL Defense Act of 2022 This bill establishes and modifies certain programs that support the delivery of public defense services (i.e., legal services for criminal defendants who cannot afford counsel). Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to award grants to state and local governments, tribal organizations, and public defender offices for public defense....

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Nov. 17, 2022
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Nov. 17, 2022

Introduced in the House by Suzanne Bonamici (D-Ore.)

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