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Event Name: Hot Topics in Capital Cases
Event Date: Friday, November 16, 2012
Event Time: From 9:00 am until 4:00 pm
Event Details:

PBI Groupcast - 5 hours substantive / 1 ethics
*Lunch is included*

  • $274 (member)
  • $254 (admitted after 1/1/08)
  • $294 (nonmember)

Early Registration - If you register more than 2 days before this presentation you will qualify for this Early Registration Fee: $249 (member) $229 (admitted after 1/1/08) $269 (nonmember)

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What’s new in capital case representation in Pennsylvania?
Join a faculty of experts in death penalty cases as they explore the following and more in this full-day course:

  • The most critical capital case law in federal and state courts
  • Mental retardation in capital case defendants
  • Aggravating factors in jury instructions
  • Recurring evidence issues
  • Cognitive bias as it relates to forensics
  • Ethical quandaries for the capital case litigator

Hear from prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges on cutting edge issues
During a prosecutor’s roundtable, you will learn about the death review process in Pennsylvania’s county trial courts. You will also debate the ethical issues surrounding an attorney’s disclosure of a plea offer to a client in a capital case.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.


Event Location:
Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

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