§ 6-1525. Appointment of counsel in criminal cases.

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§ 6-1525. Appointment of counsel in criminal cases.

   (A) Every judicial district shall have a transparent process for appointment of counsel for indigent defendants as provided in Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 29-3901 to 29-3908.

   (B) On or before January 1, 2015, the county court and district court judges of each judicial district shall adopt a local rule for the judicial district regarding appointment of counsel in criminal cases. Such local rule shall be made public and shall include, but not be limited to:

   (1) Provision for maintenance of a list of all licensed attorneys who may be expected to accept appointments in criminal cases in the judicial district, and information on obtaining such list from the court;

   (2) The judicial district's process for appointments under Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 29-3901 to 29-3908; and

   (3) Information as to how an attorney may be added to or, if permitted, removed from the court-appointed attorney list.

   (C) Such local rule shall be governed by § 6-1501.

§ 6-1525 adopted February 12, 2014.