Adoption of 1989 ABA Guidelines (1989)

Short Name: Adoption of 1989 ABA Guidelines
Year Adopted: 1989
Meeting Where Adopted: Mid-Year
Policy Number: 1989 MY 122
Subjects: Death Penalty, Effective Assistance of Counsel, Indigent Defense Systems, Caseload, Counsel Compensation, Ethical Obligations

Resolution Text:

BE IT RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association adopts "Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Counsel in Death Penalty Cases", dated December, 1988; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the AmericanBar Association recommends adoption of these Guidelines, subject to such exceptions as may be appropriate in the military, by entities providing counsel in death penalty cases.

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