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The original item was published from 6/7/2021 10:35:37 AM to 7/1/2021 12:00:00 AM.
Commissioner Justin Rodriguez News
Posted on: June 7, 2021
[ARCHIVED] Court Approves Program to Improve Indigent Defense
- In 2019, a group of Bexar County judges visited with representatives of the Lubbock County Managed Assigned Council (MAC) Program. Seeing thier success with the program, they have sought to establish a MAC Program here in Bexar County.
- This multi-year grant from the Indigent Defense Improvement Grant Program would establish the MAC Program in Bexar County and allow for major improvements in the County's indigent defense program and create a well-organized, consolidated, impartial representation model for representing attorneys.
- If approved, the 5-year grant will start October 1, 2021. For more information on the Public Defender's Office, visit https://www.bexar.org/1041/Public-Defenders-Office