U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Appellate Procedure Guide
February 2014
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Appeals under Anders v. California, 386 U.S. 738 (1967)
Appendices are not filed in Anders appeals; instead, the court obtains and reviews the record. Appendix costs are not reimbursable under the CJA in Anders cases unless the court has directed or authorized filing of an appendix.