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BACKGROUND
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No recommendation presented herein represents H O C C O M M I T T E E T O R E V I E W T H E C R I M I N A L J U S T I C E A C T the policy of the Judicial Conference of the United States unless approved by the Conference itself.
5. The adequacy and fairness of the billing, voucher review, and approval processes relating to compensation for legal and expert services provided under the CJA;
6. The quality of representation under the CJA;
7. The adequacy of support provided by the Defender Services Office to federal defender organizations and panel attorneys;
8. The adequacy of representation of panel attorneys on matters stemming from CJA representations, such as contempt, sanctions, ineffective assistance of counsel, and malpractice claims;
9. The availability of qualified counsel, including for large, multi-defendant cases;
10. The timeliness of appointment of counsel;
11. The provision of services or funds to financially eligible arrested but unconvicted persons for noncustodial transportation and subsistence expenses (including food and lodging) prior to, during, and after a judicial proceeding;
12. The availability of reliable data to evaluate the overall cost and effectiveness of the federal defender program;
13. An examination of the national structure and administration of the defender services program under the CJA; and
14. The availability and effectiveness of training services provided to federal defenders and panel attorneys.
 

















































































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