Federal Public Defender

Definition of "Federal Public Defender"
  1. An attorney hired full-time by federal courts to defend those who cannot afford a private lawyer, administered under the Criminal Justice Act
How to use "Federal Public Defender" in a sentence
  1. The Federal Public Defender was appointed to represent the defendant, who could not hire a private attorney.
  2. Under the Criminal Justice Act, a Federal Public Defender was assigned to the case.
  3. The Federal Public Defender works to ensure fair trials for those without means to hire legal counsel.

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