The Defenders Association serves as a clearinghouse for information on New York public defense and criminal justice issues. In this section are resources compiled by NYSDA for the benefit of practitioners and the general public. Much of the information is drawn from NYSDA publications.

Information for Individuals Who Have No Lawyer or Just Want Information About the Justice System

For links to information on Lawyers and Legal Services, Prisoners' Rights and Resources, the Criminal Justice System, and other topics, see the Advisory Board page.