Legal Resources

To assist lawyers in the practice of criminal law, the Wisconsin State Public Defender's Office (SPD) offers the following:  

Other legal resources:

Wisconsin Circuit Court Access (CCAP)

Wisconsin Supreme Court & Court of Appeals Access

Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 977 (State Public Defender)

Wisconsin State Law Library

Wisconsin Statutes Archive from 1969

Wisconsin State Public Defender Administrative Code:

Chapter PD 1 Certification

Chapter PD 2 Assignment Procedure

Chapter PD 3 Indigency Criteria 

Chapter PD 4 Private Attorney Payment

Chapter PD 5 Adversary Representation

Chapter PD 6 Payment for State Public Defender Representation

Chapter PD 8 Discovery Payments