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Chapter 8 Vocabulary Appointed counsel-  a counsel that has been appointed by the judge to represent  the defendant Bench warrant-  a warrant issued by the judge during a trial. It is issued from the  judge’s bench Conviction in absentia-  conviction of a defendant in which the defendant is not  present in court Effective counsel-  an attorney who exercises the normal standards of  effectiveness in representing his or her client Farce or sham test-  a test formerly used to determine if the defense counsel  adequately represented the defendant. The defense must be more than a sham  or farce Indigent defendant-  a defendant who lacks the resources to afford to hire his or 
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