STATE APPELLATE PUBLIC DEFENDER ACT
19-5904. Appointment — Qualifications — Term — Compensation. (1) The state appellate public defender shall be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate.
(2) The state appellate public defender shall be an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Idaho and shall have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a practicing attorney. The governor may prescribe such further qualifications as he deems necessary for the position.
(3) The state appellate public defender shall serve for a term of four (4) years, during which term he may be removed only for good cause, and shall be compensated in an amount determined by the governor.
(4) The state appellate public defender may adopt policies or rules necessary to give effect to the purposes of this chapter.
[19-5904, added 2021, ch. 164, sec. 2, p. 466.]