TAILIEUCHUNG - Gale Encyclopedia Of American Law 3Rd Edition Volume 1 P14

Gale Encyclopedia of American Law Volume 1 P14 fully illuminates today's leading cases, major statutes, legal terms and concepts, notable persons involved with the law, important documents and more. Legal issues are fully discussed in easy-to-understand language, including such high-profile topics as the Americans with Disabilities Act, capital punishment, domestic violence, gay and lesbian rights, physician-assisted suicide and thousands more. | 1 1 8 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT OF 1 946 require the appointment of counsel. Two adjacent districts may be combined to reach this total. Each defender organization submits to the director of the Administrative Office an annual report of its activities along with a proposed budget. Because they rely on grants and not regular funding community defender organizations submit grant proposals to the Administrative Office for the coming year. The director then submits the proposed budgets and grants to the Judicial Conference of the United States for approval. After budgets are determined the director pays the defender organizations. The director also compensates private counsel appointed to defend individuals charged in federal court. In wake of the September 11th attacks in 2001 the Administrative Office relied on its newly created Office of Emergency preparedness. This office worked with courts around the United States to develop crisis response plans to deal with emergency evacuations relocations and the continuation of court business. The office also arranged for the testing of courthouses for hazardous materials. FURTHER READINGS Administrative Office of the . Courts Website. Available online at http accessed June 25 2009 . . GovernmentManual Website. Available online at http gmanual accessed June 25 2009 . CROSS REFERENCES District Court Federal Courts Justice Department Magistrate. ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT OF 1946 Since its original enactment in 1946 the Administrative procedure Act ApA 5 . 501 et seq. has governed the process that federal administrative agencies follow. The statute applies to all federal agencies except for those that are expressly exempted from its provisions. Despite the broad nature of the act however it allows flexibility among the various agencies in carrying out their responsibilities. Although a number of administrative agencies were created during the nineteenth and .