1. The Council maintains liaison contact with study commissions, bar assocations, organizations, and agencies of local, state, and federal government regarding indigent defense services

2. The Council tracks all criminal justice legislation during sessions of the Indiana General Assembly and may be contacted for information on specific bills.

3. The Council also serves as a clearinghouse for information about indigent defense delivery systems, and assists courts, bar associations, and members in developing more effective and efficient defender delivery systems

See the Indiana Public Defender Commission website for information on standards for indigent defense services and reimbursement guidelines