|§ 60301||Capital representation improvement grants|
|§ 60302||Capital prosecution improvement grants|
|§ 60304||State reports|
|§ 60305||Evaluations by Inspector General and administrative remedies|
|§ 60306||Authorization of appropriations|
Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 34 > Subtitle VI > Chapter 603 - Improving the Quality of Representation in State Capital Cases
- Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.