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Website of the Week for Jan. 19, 2004

Cheryl Nyberg, editor

Website of the Week Archive


Washington Office of Public Defense, Brief Bank,

The Brief Bank contains more than 4,000 briefs filed for indigent appeals in the Washington Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals over the last ten years. Access to the Brief Bank is free, but users must first obtain passwords. New briefs are added monthly.

The Office's main site,, also features:

  • audio files of The Parents' Representation Program, Jan. 2003
  • publications, including the Office's annual reports for 1997 through 2003, a report on postconviction DNA testing (2001), and reports on dependency and termination of parental rights
  • lists of contract attorneys, by county
  • forms and petitions for extraordinary criminal justice costs

Suggested by Ann Hemmens.

2008, M.G. Gallagher Law Library, University of Washington