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News & Announcements: Criminal Justice Act

Attorneys interested in applying for membership on the Tenth Circuit Criminal Justice Act Appellate Panel ("Panel") are reminded that applications are due by September 15, 2022. Appointments to the Panel are for three-year renewable terms (i.e., the...
August 8, 2022
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced a mid-year increase increase in the reimbursement mileage rate for privately owned automobiles when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates is $0.625 per mile and went...
July 1, 2022
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $155 to $158 for non-capital work and from $197 to $202 for capital work performed on or after January 1, 2022....
December 30, 2021
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced an increase in the reimbursement mileage rate for privately owned automobiles when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates is $0.56 per mile and went into effect on...
January 15, 2021
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $152 to $155 for non-capital work and from $195 to $197 for capital work performed on or after January 1, 2021....
January 15, 2021
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $148 to $152 for non-capital work and from $190 to $195 for capital work performed on or after January 1, 2020....
January 2, 2020
The judiciary’s Defender Services account received funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $140 to $148 for non-capital work and from $188 to $190 for capital work performed on or after February 15, 2019....
February 21, 2019
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced an increase in the reimbursement mileage rates for privately owned automobiles, motorcycles, and airplanes when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates went into effect on...
January 3, 2018
The hourly rates payable for providing legal representation in CJA matters will increase from $129 to $132 for non-capital work and from $183 to $185 for capital work performed on or after May 5, 2017. The case compensation maximum amounts (...
May 8, 2017
The General Services Administration (GSA) has announced a decrease in the reimbursement mileage rates for privately owned automobiles, motorcycles, and airplanes when used for official travel. The new reimbursement mileage rates went into effect on...
January 3, 2017
On Wednesday, July 8, important changes to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Criminal Justice Act Plan will take effect.  Please see the General Order directing those changes; a copy of the new plan is attached at the end of the order.
June 22, 2015