Terms Used In Wisconsin Statutes 977.03

  • Promulgate: when used in connection with a rule, as defined under…. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • State: when applied to states of the United States, includes the District of Columbia, the commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the several territories organized by Congress. See Wisconsin Statutes 990.01
   (1)    The board may remove the state public defender pursuant to the procedure under s. 977.05 (2). The board may enter into contracts with federal governmental agencies and local public defender organizations for the provision of legal services under this chapter.
   (2)   The board may promulgate rules to establish exceptions to limiting the amount that may be reimbursed for investigative or expert services under s. 977.05 (4r).
   (2m)   The board may promulgate rules that establish procedures to collect payment ordered under s. 48.275 (2), 757.66, 938.275 (2), 973.06 (1) (e) or 977.076 (1) from a prisoner’s prison financial account.
   (3)   The state public defender may establish procedures by rule under which the state public defender may appoint attorneys without regard to s. 977.08 (3) (c) and (d) based on the state public defender’s evaluation of the attorneys’ performance.