Announcements and News - Standards and Performance Criteria

June 27, 2019
NY Law Journal: ILS Announces Publication of Assigned Counsel Program Standards
Director Leahy's Transmittal Memo

June 25, 2019
Nora Christenson: Hurrell-Harring Providers Meet ILS Caseload Standards
Director Leahy's Transmittal Memo

June 20, 2019
ILS Releases Assigned Counsel Standards
ACP Standards - Black Letter
ACP Standards - Black Letter With Commentaries
Director Leahy's Transmittal Memo

May 10, 2017
ILS Director Bill Leahy's Message Regarding New Caseload Standards [pdf]
Final Caseload Standards Report [pdf]
Sixth Amendment Center Commentary On ILS Caseload Standards [pdf]

April 4, 2017
ILS Releases Implementation of Eligibility Criteria and Procedures in the Hurrell-Harring Counties [pdf]

March 27, 2017
The Impact of Eligibility Standards - Suffolk County Addendum - March 2017 [pdf]

January 31, 2017
Director Leahy's Budget Testimony [pdf]
ILS Releases The Impact of Eligibility Standards in Five Upstate New York Counties [pdf]

November 8, 2016
ILS Releases the Estimate of the Cost of Compliance with Maximum National Caseload Limits in Upstate New York - 2015 Update [pdf]

February 11, 2016
ILS Releases Hurrell-Harring Caseload Standards RFP

November 06, 2015
ILS Releases Parental Representation Standards [pdf]
ILS Releases Cost of Compliance Estimate for 2014 [pdf]

August 27, 2015
NYLJ: Indigent Representation - Post-Conviction Best Practices, by ILS' Risa Gerson and Nassau County LAS' Tammy Feman [pdf]

August 5, 2015
NYLJ: Brooklyn Indigents Benefit From Caseload Caps, Report Shows [pdf]
Brooklyn Case Caps Study April 2015 [pdf]

July 7, 2015
NYLJ: Hearings To Consider Public Defense Guidelines [pdf]

July - August, 2015
ILS To Conduct Public Hearings On Eligibility For Assigned Counsel [pdf]

January 8, 2015
NYLJ: Standards Issued For Counsel On Indigent Criminal Appeals [pdf]

September 26, 2014
Board Sets Upstate Caseload Limits Contingent on State Funding [pdf]

September 24, 2014
ILS Releases Estimate of Cost of Compliance With Maximum National Caseload Limits in Upstate New York [pdf]

July, 2013
Appellate and Parent Representation in Child Protection Proceedings Standards and Best Practices Workgroups Convene