In 28 U.S.C. § 2254
and 28 U.S.C. § 2255 habeas
corpus cases, the court may order the state or the government to pay
the "expenses of travel and subsistence and fees of counsel" to attend
the taking of a deposition at the request of the state or
See Rules Governing §§ 2254 and 2255 Cases in U.S. District Courts, Rules 6.
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