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Chapter 3, § 320: Private Panel Attorneys and Guardians Ad Litem

Guide to Judiciary Policy, Vol 7 Defender Services, Part B International Prisoner Transfer Proceedings, Chapter 3: Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses

§ 320 Private Panel Attorneys and Guardians Ad Litem

(a) Private attorneys and guardians ad litem appointed to provide representation in international prisoner transfer proceedings under 18 U.S.C. § 4107 are compensated in accordance with the Criminal Justice Act (CJA), 18 U.S.C. § 3006A, and the Guide to Judiciary Policy.  See:  18 U.S.C. § 4109(a)(1).

(b) Appointed counsel and guardians ad litem must submit the appropriate CJA forms through the eVoucher system to receive compensation and reimbursement of expenses.  The CJA forms, together with instructions for their use, are posted on the public judiciary website.

(c) An appointment in an international prisoner transfer proceeding is considered an appointment in a misdemeanor case for purposes of compensation under the CJA.  See:  18 U.S.C. § 4109(a)(1).

Last revised (Transmittal 07-013) December 22, 2021