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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 should use Form CJA 20 and 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 eVoucher system should be used for the appointment and compensation of counsel and guardians ad litem in International Prisoner Transfer Proceedings rom 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 the Legal and Policy Division Duty Day Attorney in the AO’s Defender Services Office, at 202-502-3030 or by email at dso_lpd@ao.uscourts.gov.

Last substantive revision (Transmittal GR-17) January 20, 2010
Last revised (minor technical changes) November 9, 2021