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Annual Post-Conviction Capital Defense Training Program

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

  • Organization: New York City Bar Association - Committee on Capital Punishment

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
House of Association – 42 West 44 Street, New York City

This free program offers 5.0 CLE credits* and is intended for law students and attorneys who are currently representing or are interested in representing death-row inmates in post-conviction proceedings. The program
features nationally recognized death penalty experts. It includes an introductory presentation on post-conviction capital work, a discussion of ethics issues faced by death penalty lawyers, a review of recent Supreme Court decisions, and a presentation on developing mitigation evidence in capital cases.


The session will be followed by presentation of the Norman Redlich Capital Defense Distinguished Service and Pro Bono Awards by the Hon. Robert M. Morgenthau and Stephen B. Bright to those who have shown excellence in the representation of death-row inmates or in advocating for the abolition of the death penalty. These awards seek to honor Dean Redlich’s legacy by recognizing those members of the New York bar who have emulated his life-long dedication to challenging the death penalty. Mr. Bright will also deliver the keynote lecture, which will be followed by a cocktail reception.

To register, please provide the following information to Jason Gould via e-mail ( or fax (212-336-1286): (i) name; (ii) affiliation; (iii) mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address; and (iv) whether you currently represent and/or are interested in representing a deathrow inmate.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Jason Gould at (212)-336-2843.

* 4.0 professional practice and 1.0 ethics. All credits qualify as transitional
and non-transitional.

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