The information on this page is maintained and developed by the Legal and Policy Division of the Defender Services Office.  For inquiries, please contact the Legal and Policy Division Duty Attorney at 202-502-3030.

Non-Capital Representations

Explanatory Memorandum for Case Budgeting in Non-Capital Panel Attorney Representations with the Potential for Extraordinary Cost (pdf)

Non-Capital Mega-Case Budgeting Worksheets(xls)

Capital Prosecution Representations

Explanatory Memorandum for Case Budgeting in Federal Capital Habeas Corpus Representations Arising Out of a State Court Death Sentence(pdf)

Federal Death Penalty Budgeting Worksheets (xls)

Capital Habeas Corpus Section 2254 Representations

Explanatory Memorandum for Case Budgeting in Federal Capital Habeas Corpus Representations Arising Out of a State Court Death Sentence (pdf)

Capital Habeas Corpus Section 2254 Worksheets (xls)

Policies in Case Budgeting

Case-Budgeting Techniques and Other Cost-Containment Policies (pdf)

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