2018 Year in Review

Public Defense

Committee to Review the Criminal Justice Act Releases Report and Recommendations for Reform of Indigent Defense, Including Capital Cases

In June 2018, the Committee to Review the Criminal Justice Act Program publicly released its Final Report addressing a wide range of topics related to the administration of the Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”). The CJA was enacted in 1964 to govern the appointment of indigent defense counsel in federal courts, and the last comprehensive review of its functioning took place in 1993.

2018 Supreme Court Review

Project Updates

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Project Press is the newsletter of the ABA Death Penalty Representation Project. Each issue contains news about the Project, clients in need of pro bono assistance, death penalty cases and opinions, training opportunities, and much more!

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