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Chapter 1, § 120: Purpose

Guide to Judiciary Policy, Vol 7 Defender Services, Part A Guidelines for Administering the CJA and Related Statutes, Chapter 1: Overview

§ 120 Purpose

This volume sets forth Judicial Conference policy on:

  • appointment of counsel under the CJA and related statutes;
  • payment of private "panel" attorneys;
  • authorization and payment for services other than counsel in federal criminal representations; and
  • policies specific to federal defender organizations.

Last substantive revision (Transmittal GR-17) January 20, 2010
Last revised (minor technical changes) December 18, 2014