The Office of the Federal Public Defender operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act of 1964 (CJA), 18 USC § 3006A. It provides defense services in federal criminal cases and other covered matters to individuals who are financially unable to obtain representation. A person’s eligibility for our services is determined by the United States District Court.

“Maximum Penalties, Title 18 crimes and other selected statutes,” is a book prepared by Ellen Allred, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Gulfport, MS.  Ellen has handled nearly 1,000 federal felony cases and hopes this will aid attorneys that practice under the Criminal Justice Act (18 USC 3006A).  You can access this book by clicking here.