New Jersey Office of the Public Defender

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State of New Jersey
Office of the Public Defender
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Agency overview
Formed 1967
Jurisdiction New Jersey
Headquarters 25 Market Street, Trenton, N.J. 08625
Agency executive Joseph E. Krakora, Public Defender
Website http://www.thedefenders.nj.gov/index.shtml

The New Jersey Office of the Public Defender is an agency that is a part of the government of the state of New Jersey, in the United States.[1] The agency provides legal aid to "low income people charged with major crimes."[2]

The agency was first established in 1967. In 1974, the agency was incorporated into New Jersey Department of the Public Advocate.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "OPD STRUCTURE". New Jersey Office of the Public Defender. Retrieved 2 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Miller, Melville D.; Holness, Leighton A. (1998). You and the Law in New Jersey: A Resource Guide. Rutgers University Press. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-8135-2532-7. 

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