Criminal Justice Act (CJA)

 

The Criminal Justice Act (CJA) (18 USC § 3006A) provides federal funds for attorneys, experts, and services necessary for the adequate representation of indigent defendants.

CJA eVoucher

USDCNMI CJA eVoucher User Guide (PDF - 5.16 MB)

CJA eVoucher is the Electronic Voucher Management System, a web-based application for use by court-appointed counsel.  The CJA eVoucher provides court-appointed counsel, court staff, and judges with the ability to electronically create, manage, approve and process CJA vouchers and documents.

CJA eVoucher Electronic Voucher Management System*
For entering & submitting vouchers to the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands

CJA eVoucher Electronic Voucher Management System*
For entering & submitting vouchers to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Reference Materials and Forms

CJA Guidelines
CJA Policies and Procedures, Judicial Council of the Ninth Circuit
Compensation and Expenses of Appointed Counsel
CJA 20 - Appointment of and Authority to Pay Court-Appointed Counsel
CJA 21 - Authorization and Voucher for Expert and Other Services
CJA 24 - Authorization and Voucher for Payment of Transcript

Electronic Learning Modules** and Guides

Maintaining the Attorney User Profile (06:57 minutes)
Navigating the CJA eVoucher Program (04:55 minutes)
Preparing and Submitting a CJA20 Voucher (11:09 minutes)
Preparing and Submitting an Expert Services Authorization Request (04:53 minutes)
Creating and Submitting a CJA21 for Expert Services (10:54 minutes)
USDCNMI CJA eVoucher User Guide (PDF - 5.16 MB)

 


* Compatible with Internet Explorer version 8 and higher and Safari version 5.1 and higher
** Requires Adobe Flash Player