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Guide to the Wyoming State Public Defender records

Identifier: RG0008

Scope and Content

Records range from State Public Defender correspondence, to strategic plans, and development of the Drug Court Program, the Substance Abuse and Violent Crime Board, and Children/Families programs.


  • 1974 - 2008

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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research, unless file includes attorney priviledged information.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.


10 cubic feet


The State Public Defender's Office represents individuals charged with commission of a crime in state courts (Circuit, District and the Wyoming Supreme Court) and juveniles charged with committing a delinquent act. Eligibility for representation is determined by a sworn statement of inability to afford private counsel. Appointment of the Public Defender is by the court.


The collection is split into four subgroups including: Administrative Records, Drug Court Program, Substance Abuse and Violent Crime Advisory Board, and Children/Families

Acquisition Information

MA 30264, transferred to Wyoming State Archives on April 4, 2014.

Related Material

There are no other known collections by the Wyoming State Public Defender's Office known at the writing of this finding aid.

Processing Information

The records were originally processed in 2014. The collection has been updated as needed.

Guide to the Wyoming State Public Defender Collection, 1974 - 2008
Edited Full Draft
Wyoming State Archives staff
© 2020
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Finding aid is in English

Repository Details

Part of the Wyoming State Archives, Wyoming Cultural Resources Division, Wyoming Department of State Parks & Cultural Resources Repository

Barrett Building
2301 Central Avenue
Cheyenne Wyoming 82002 United States
(307) 777-7826