1989 Guideline 2.1

GUIDELINE 2.1 – NUMBER OF ATTORNEYS PER CASE

In cases where the death penalty is sought, two qualified trial attorneys should be assigned to represent the defendant. In cases where the death penalty has been imposed, two qualified appellate attorneys should be assigned to represent the defendant. In cases where appellate proceedings have been completed or are not available and the death penalty has been imposed, two qualified postconviction attorneys should be assigned to represent the defendant.

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