Alexi Giannoulias on Crime
As a result, the state sought to ensure that a lack of financial resources would not deny a death penalty defendant access to competent counsel and the ability to mount a credible defense. The fund also provides money for prosecutors, helping to defray the high costs of death penalty cases. One portion of the fund allocates an annual amount of financial assistance to pay for capital cases in Cook County, where the majority of death penalty cases are tried. The remainder of the fund is earmarked for capital expenses throughout the rest of the state.
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