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CJA Supervising Attorney: A Possible Tool in Criminal Justice Act Administration

Tim Reagan, John E. Shapard, Christina Studebaker, Naomi Medvin, Jennifer Evans Marsh, Melissa Deckman Fallon, Stefanie A. Lindquist
April 1, 2001
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The District of Maryland, the Central District of California, and the Northern District of California have each received special funds to create a position called “Criminal Justice Act Supervising Attorney” on a pilot basis. The purpose of these positions is to assist the courts in carrying out their responsibilities under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA). The purpose of this report is to provide the Judicial Conference and its committees with information about how having these positions worked.