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APPELLATE DEFENDER ACT Act 620 of 1978 AN ACT relating to criminal procedure; to provide for the defense of persons accused or convicted of criminal offenses; to create the appellate defender commission; to provide for an appellate defender; to prescribe powers and duties; to provide facilities, personnel, and related assistance and services for the appellate defender and the commission; and to provide for the financing of the administration of this act.
History: 1978, Act 620, Imd. Eff. Jan. 6, 1979 © 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Section 780.711 Section Short title.
Section 780.712 Section Appellate defender commission; creation; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; compensation and expenses; development of system of indigent appellate defense services; development and adoption of minimum standards; roster of attorneys; appointment by trial court or referral; continuing legal education training program.
Section 780.713 Section Appellate defender; appointment; dismissal; duties.
Section 780.714 Section Appellate defender, deputy appellate defender, and assistant appellate defender; qualifications, duties, and restrictions; court employees.
Section 780.715 Section Salaries and expenses; post audits; space and equipment.
Section 780.716 Section Appellate defender; duties generally.
Section 780.717 Section Special assistant appellate defenders; appointment; duties; payment on contract basis; practice of law not restricted.
Section 780.718 Section Office of appellate defender; funding.
Section 780.719 Section Record; report.