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Annual Post-Conviction Capital Defense Training Program
Monday, June 25, 2018 | 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

There is no fee for this event, please sign in to register.

4.0 NY CLE Credits (3.0 for Professional Practice and 1.0 for Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias)

This program is intended for law students and attorneys who are currently representing or are interested in representing death-row inmates in post-conviction proceedings.  It features nationally recognized death penalty experts, and includes a review of recent Supreme Court decisions, an update on lethal injection litigation, a presentation on developing race-based mitigation in post-conviction and habeas, and a keynote lecture. 

Keynote Speaker:
Bernard E. Hartcourt, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law, Columbia Law School

Harry Sandick, Partner, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Robin Konrad, Director of Research and Special Projects, Death Penalty Information Center
Alexis Hoag, Senior Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund

The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Christina Swarns, President and Attorney-in-Charge of the Office of the Appellate Defenders. The Pro Bono Award will be presented to Kirkland & Ellis LLP. For more information about the event, please contact Muhammad U. Faridi at or 212-336-2874.

Sponsoring Association Committee: 
Capital Punishment Committee, Kate Fay McMahon, Chair

Pro Bono & Legal Services Committee, Amy P. Barasch and Alison McKinnell King, Co-Chairs
City Bar Justice Center, Lynn Kelly, Executive Director

This program has been generously sponsored by:
Arnold & Porter


42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036


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