These policies and procedures represent the guidelines of the Judicial Conference of the United States for the administration and operation of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA). The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees an accused the right to representation by counsel in serious criminal prosecutions. Enacted in 1964, the CJA establishes a comprehensive system for appointing and compensating legal representation for accused persons who are financially unable to retain counsel in federal criminal proceedings.

Tucson CJA Annual CLE Certification Form Fillable II 2020
Tucson 3 Year CJA Reapplication Form Fillable II 2020
PHX / FLG / YUMA Annual CLE Certification Form 2020
For the latest updates to the model CRIMINAL jury instructions, please refer to the online versions.
For the latest updates to the model CIVIL jury instructions, please refer to the online version.
CJA Panelist frequently used forms
Application for CJA Membership TUCSON
Application for CJA Membership FLAGSTAFF, PHOENIX, YUMA
Voluntary Race/Ethnicity, Gender, & Disability Identification
Summary of 2016 Amendments to the Sentencing Guidelines
Federal Rules of Evidence
District of Arizona Local Rules
CJA Panel FORM - Ordering Transcripts
Ninth Circuit Local Rules
Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure
Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure