assigned counsel


noun

any private lawyer designated by a city or county court to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases at public expense.

Nearby words

  1. assign,
  2. assignable,
  3. assignat,
  4. assignation,
  5. assignats,
  6. assigned risk,
  7. assigned sex,
  8. assignee,
  9. assignment,
  10. assignor


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