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Bob Ferguson

AGO 1950 NO. 282 >

1. Superior Court has power to appoint counsel to assist an indigent appellant on appeal from habeas corpus proceeding, but counsel is not obliged to personally pay for any costs of appeal, and court need not appoint counsel as a matter of right.2. County is not liable for attorneys' fees or other costs on appeal by indigent appellant in habeas corpus proceedings.