Report Released: “Forging Ahead: Designing Travis County Public Defense to Meet Standards and Best Practices”

April 2019: The Clinic researched and produced a report detailing national and state standards and best practices on public defense delivery. The report, titled Forging Ahead: Designing Travis County Public Defense to Meet Standards and Best Practices, explains how the development of a public defender office could help Travis County enhance the quality of representation for all persons accused of a crime, regardless of whether they can afford counsel.