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Chapter 2, § 240: Procedures for Appointments

Guide to Judiciary Policy, Vol 7 Defender Services, Part B International Prisoner Transfer Proceedings, Chapter 2: Appointment of Counsel and Guardians Ad Litem

§ 240.10 Transfers from the United States
§ 240.20 Transfers to the United States

§ 240 Procedures for Appointments

§ 240.10 Transfers from the United States

(a) Appointment of counsel and guardians ad litem in connection with transfer proceedings from the United States to a foreign country under 18 U.S.C. § 4107 are made in accordance with the CJA, 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, and the Guide to Judiciary Policy. See: 18 U.S.C. § 4109(a)(1).

(b) Form CJA 20 should be used for the appointment and compensation of counsel and guardians ad litem in International Prisoner Transfer Proceedings from the United States to a foreign country. Such appointments are to be considered an appointment in a misdemeanor case for purposes of compensation under the CJA.

§ 240.20 Transfers to the United States

The Director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO) has delegated authority to the Chief for the AO's Defender Services Office(DSO) to designate counsel and guardians ad litem for appointment in International Prisoner Transfer proceedings from a foreign country to the United States. See: 18 U.S.C.§ 4108 and § 4109(a)(2).

For questions about the appointment of counsel in International Prisoner Transfer proceedings from a foreign country to the United States, contact DSO at 202-502-3030.

Last substantive revision (Transmittal GR-17) January 20, 2010
Last revised (minor technical changes) July 6, 2016