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The 1983 Code of Canon Law (abbreviated 1983 CIC from its Latin title Codex [or Codicis] Iuris Canonici ) is the codification of canonical legislation for the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church . It was promulgated on 25 January 1983 by Pope John Paul II . The Eastern Catholic Churches follow the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches , promulgated in 1990. [ edit ] History The current Code of Canon Law is the second codification of Latin ecclesiastical law, replacing the Pio-Benedictine code that had been promulgated in 1917. [ 1 ] See also Canon Law-Codification and Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches .
Monroe County Conflict Defender Office The Conflict Defender Office and Assigned Counsel Plan is the result of a cooperative effort between Monroe County and the Monroe County Bar Association. Through the Conflict Defender Office, private attorneys represent clients in all felony matters and in the local criminal courts where the Monroe County Public Defender Office has a conflict of interest and cannot represent the client. Full-time staff attorneys in the Conflict Defender Office represent clients in Rochester City Court misdemeanor cases, Monroe County Family Court cases and appellate cases in all courts where the Monroe County Public Defender's Office has a conflict of interest and cannot represent the client. The Conflict Defender Office insures legal representation and a fair trial to qualified clients. The assigned counsel are private attorneys who qualify for panel membership and agree to accept such assignments.