This Essay, the result of an
extensive empirical study in the state of Nevada, attempts to ascertain factors among criminal defendants that may predict how they perceive a level of quality and satisfaction with their lawyers as service providers, as well as policy proposals for improving the perceptions of public defenders.
Robert J. Aalberts, Thomas Boyt & Lorne H. Seidman,
Public Defender's Conundrum: Signaling Professionalism and Quality in the Absence of Price,
San Diego L. Rev.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/sdlr/vol39/iss2/6