Adoption of the 2003 ABA Guidelines (2003)

Short Name: Adoption of the 2003 ABA Guidelines
Year Adopted: 2003
Meeting Where Adopted: Mid-Year
Policy Number: 2003 MY 107
Subjects: Death Penalty, Effective Assistance of Counsel, Indigent Defense Systems, Caseload, Counsel Compensation, Ethical Obligations

Resolution Text:

RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association adopts the black letter ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases, dated February 2003; and 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association recommends adoption by death penalty jurisdictions of the ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases, dated February 2003. 

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