Chapter 6, § 635 Elimination of Non-Statutory Budgetary Caps
Guide to Judiciary Policy, Vol 7 Defender Services, Part A Guidelines for Administering the CJA and Related Statutes, Chapter 6: Federal Death Penalty and Capital Habeas Corpus Representations
§ 635 Elimination of Non-Statutory Budgetary Caps
There should be no formal or informal non-statutory budgetary caps on capital cases, whether in a capital trial, direct appeal, or habeas matter. See: JCUS-MAR 2019, p. 18.
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