Recent and still timely position papers, studies, and reports from the Backup Center include those listed below. Other documents may be found in the pages under Resources. Archived documents can be found under NYSDA History at Reports & Studies.
Jonathan E. Gradess, Testimony for the NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF INDIGENT LEGAL SERVICES PUBLIC HEARINGS ON ELIGIBILITY FOR ASSIGNMENT OF COUNSEL, 10th Judicial District Public Hearing (NYSDA August 12, 2015) (PDF)
Assigned Counsel Eligibility of Minors in Criminal Court: No Parental Liability (NYSDA July 8, 2015) (PDF) [Cited in Eligibility Criteria and Procedures – Black Letter with Commentary (ILS 2016) (PDF).]
Statement in Opposition to Audio-Visual Arraignments (NYSDA 2012) (PDF)
Recommendations Regarding The Chief Administrator’s Implementation Of Caseload Standards For New York City (NYSDA 2010) (PDF)
Kaye Commission ReportThe final reports of the New York State Commission on the Future of Indigent Defense Services and the Spangenberg Group are available online:
Final Report to the Chief Judge of the State of New York (Kaye Commission 2006) (PDF)
Status of Indigent Defense in New York (Spangenberg Group 2006) (PDF)