WSR 12-13-064

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ June 15, 2012 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF NEW STANDARDS FOR INDIGENT DEFENSE AND CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-1004


The Washington State Bar Association having recommended the adoption of New Standards for Indigent Defense and Certification of Compliance, and the Court having considered the amendments and comments submitted thereto, and having determined that the proposed amendments will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That the standards and certificate as shown below are adopted.

(b) That the New Standards for Indigent Defense, except Standard 3.4, will be published in the Washington Reports and will become effective September 1, 2012. New Standard 3.4 will be published in the Washington Reports and become effective on September 1, 2013.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 15th day of June, 2012.
Madsen, C.J.




Chambers, J.



J. M. Johnson, J.


Stephens, J.


Wiggins, J.


Gonzales, J.


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