2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:178 - Appointment of appellate and post-conviction counsel in death penalty case

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:178 (2018)

§178. Appointment of appellate and post-conviction counsel in death penalty case

In a capital case in which the trial counsel was provided to an indigent defendant and in which the jury imposed the death penalty, the court, after imposition of the sentence of death, shall appoint the Louisiana Public Defender Board, which shall promptly cause to have enrolled counsel to represent the defendant on direct appeal and in any state post-conviction proceedings, if appropriate.

Acts 2007, No. 307, §1.

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