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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This note was uploaded on 05/30/2011 for the course CJ 2350 taught by Professor Todd during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.