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The Defender Services Office Training Division furthers the right to effective assistance of counsel by providing training and other resources to attorneys appointed under the Criminal Justice Act.






Supreme Court to Hear Case on Proof Needed for Bank Fraud Conviction

The Supreme Court today granted certiorari in Loughrin v. United States (No. 13-316), to decide whether the government must prove that the defendant intended to defraud a bank and expose it to risk of loss in every prosecution under 18 U.S.C. § 1344.  For more on the case see this SCOTUSblog post.
 

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