Short Name: Appointment of Counsel in Military Capital Collateral Proceedings
Year Adopted: 1996
Meeting Where Adopted: Annual
Policy Number: 1996 AM 101B
Subjects: Death Penalty, Military, Post-Conviction/Habeas Corpus, Appointment of Counsel
RESOLVED, that the American Bar Association urges that military capital prisoners be provided with the same opportunity for the assistance of counsel in seeking federal post- conviction habeas corpus relief as is now provided by federal law for persons sentenced to death in the civilian courts of this country.
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