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CJA Counsel Hourly Rate Increases and Other Funding Approvals

March 28, 2018

Judiciary News -
Published on March 28, 2018

Jurors, Defense Lawyers Receive Rate Increases; Funding Approved for 3 Courthouses

The daily fee paid to federal jurors will increase for the first time since 1990, private attorneys appointed to represent indigents will receive an hourly rate increase, and the General Services Administration will get $437 million to build three urgently needed courthouse projects, as a result of funding included in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018.

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