CJA Panel Resources:|
What is the "CJA Panel"?
The Criminal Justice Act -- or "CJA" -- panel
for the Eastern District of Washington consist of private attorneys
who accept appointed cases where a conflict prevents appointment
of the Federal Public Defender. CJA counsel are reimbursed for
their representation by the United States District Court, according
to rates set by Congress. Funds for investigators, experts,
and other defense-related staff are also reimbursed by the Court.
Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Information
List of CJA Panel members in the area
Monthly CLE Schedules:
3rd Thursday Schedule (Spokane)
States Courts for the Ninth Circuit
Ninth Circuit Opinions
The Sentencing Resource
"The primary purpose of this website is to make available a large number of documents and materials from the public record of the United States Sentencing Commission
that are not currently available on its website and are otherwise difficult to obtain. These include public comment (including public comment regarding the initial
guideline development process), written hearing testimony from early amendment cycles (and some others), hearing transcripts (before 1997), and various reports."
Immigration Rights Project
"NWIRP promotes justice for low-income immigrants by pursuing
and defending their legal status. We focus on providing direct
legal services, supported by our education and public policy
Institute of Justice
"The National Institute of Justice — the research, development
and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice —
is dedicated to improving knowledge and understanding of crime
and justice issues through science. NIJ provides objective
and independent knowledge and tools to reduce crime and promote
justice, particularly at the state and local levels."