1989 Guideline 11.1

GUIDELINE 11.1 – ESTABLISHMENT OF PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

A. The appointing authority should establish standards of performance for counsel appointed in death penalty cases.

B. The standards of performance should include, but should not be limited to, the specific standards set out in Guidelines 11.3 through 11.9.

C. The appointing authority should refer to the standards of performance when assessing the qualification of attorneys seeking to be placed on the roster from which appointments in death penalty cases are to be made (Guideline 4.1) and in monitoring the performance of attorneys to determine their continuing eligibility to remain on the roster (Guideline 7.1).

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