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No. 15-3 – RE: MOTIONS FOR POST-CONVICTION RELIEF PURSUANT TO JOHNSON V. UNITED STATES

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Pursuant to the provisions of the Criminal Justice Act, Title 18 U.S.C. §§ 3006A(a)(1) and
(c), the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Kansas is hereby appointed to
represent any indigent defendant who was previously convicted and sentenced in the District of
Kansas to determine whether that defendant may qualify for post-conviction relief pursuant to
Johnson v. United States, -- U.S. --, S.Ct. Dkt. No. 13-7120 (2015), and if so, to assist the defendant in
obtaining such relief. Should the Federal Public Defender have a conflict that precludes
representation for these limited purposes, attorneys serving on the Criminal Justice Act panel may be
appointed. This appointment is limited to cases affected or potentially affected by Johnson v. United
State, -- U.S. --, S.Ct. Dkt. No. 13-7120 (2015), and will terminate upon a determination by appointed
counsel that the defendant is not eligible for relief or, if eligible for relief, upon exhaustion of the
defendant’s post-conviction remedies.
The U.S. Probation Office for the District of Kansas is authorized to disclose all necessary
documents, including Presentence Investigation Reports and Statement of Reasons, to the Federal
Public Defender’s Office and the Criminal Justice Act panel for the purpose of determining
eligibility for relief. Upon request by the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas, the
U.S. Probation Office also shall provide copies of the Presentence Investigation Reports and
Statements of Reasons in these cases to the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas.
In accordance with Federal Bureau of Prisons policy, no Presentence Investigation Reports will be
provided to inmates.


SO ORDERED. This 29th day of July, 2015.


s/J. Thomas Marten
CHIEF JUDGE J. THOMAS MARTEN