Indigent Defense

S.C. indigent defenders have dropped the ball

S.C. indigent defenders have dropped the ball

By continuing to disburse the limited funds to public defender offices and by announcing that no payments will be made...

Indigent defense – SCCID suspends payments to Rule 608 appointed lawyers

Indigent defense – SCCID suspends payments to Rule 608 appointed lawyers

South Carolina’s Commission on Indigent Defense recently announced that they were suspending payment to all attorneys appointed to represent indigent...

No funding for indigent defense?

No funding for indigent defense?

South Carolina has failed to appropriate funds for the defense of indigents in our state. Our Commission on Indigent Defense...