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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 8: Assignment of case of indigent accused of murder

Section 8. Upon a determination by a court that a person accused of murder in the first or second degree is indigent, the chief counsel or his designee may assign the case to either the public defender division or the private counsel division, subject to the approval of the justice making the determination of indigency.