1989 Guideline 10.1


A. Capital counsel should be compensated for actual time and service performed. The objective should be to provide a reasonable rate of hourly compensation which is commensurate with the provision of effective assistance of counsel and which reflects the extraordinary responsibilities inherent in death penalty litigation.

B. Capital counsel should also be fully reimbursed for reasonable incidental expenses.

C. Periodic billing and payment during the course of counsel's representation should be provided for in the representation plan.