court-appointed attorney

noun

Definition of court-appointed attorney

: a lawyer chosen by a court to defend someone who has been accused of a crime The defendant will be represented by a court-appointed attorney.

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“Court-appointed attorney.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/court-appointed%20attorney. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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