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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.  SeeJCUS-MAR 2019, p. 18.

Chapter Appendices

Appx 6A Recommendations Concerning the Cost and Quality of Defense Representation (Updated Spencer Report, September 2010) (pdf)

Last revised (Transmittal 07-014) January 5, 2022
Last revised (minor technical changes) January 2, 2024