Chapter 4, § 460: Participation as Amicus Curiae
Guide to Judiciary Policy, Vol 7 Defender Services, Part A Guidelines for Administering the CJA and Related Statutes, Chapter 4: Defender Organizations
Under governing court rules, federal public defenders and community defenders may participate as amicus curiae:
(a) in federal court at the invitation of the court;
(b) in death penalty habeas corpus cases; or
(c) on behalf of a client as an ancillary matter appropriate to the proceedings.
Last substantive revision (Transmittal 07-011) February 6, 2019
Last revised (minor technical changes) November 9, 2021