Shay Bilchik, Administrator December 1998

Innovative Approaches to Juvenile Indigent Defense

From the Administrator


Promising Approaches

Office of the Public Defender, State of Maryland

New York Legal Aid Society

Youth Advocacy Project

Project TeamChild

Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia

Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem

First Defense Legal Aid


For Further Information



Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of OJJDP or the U.S. Department of Justice.

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is a component of the Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office for Victims of Crime.

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