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Criminal Law | Capital Cases
Handling Capital Cases (NO CREDIT)
Price: $99.00 (provides online access for 3 months after purchase).
Course №:POD 936N
Course Level: Intermediate
Duration: 6 Hours 6 Minutes
Original Program Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2007
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Those involved in handling capital cases must understand the unique aspects of these cases in order to properly represent their clients. Judge Renee Cardwell Hughes and Jules Epstein have brought together a faculty comprised of Judges, Public and Private Defenders and Prosecution to explain to you what you need to know about the handling of a capital case. Start with a soup to nuts exploration of capital cases. Evaluate the impact of aggravating factors and the importance of a mitigation investigation. Examine the hot topics in capital case law and ethical issues in capital cases.

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Hon. Renee Cardwell Hughes, Court of Common Pleas, First Judicial District Member, Pennsylvania Commission on Judicial Independence, Philadelphia
Jules B. Epstein, Esq., Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE
Paul G. Conway, Esq., Defender Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
John J. Doyle, III, Esq., Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Philadelphia
Robert B. Dunham, Esq., Assistant Federal Defender, Federal Defenderís Office for the Middle District of PA, Harrisburg
Everett Gillison, Esq., Philadelphia County Public Defenders Office, Philadelphia
Robin Godfrey, Esq., Chief, PCRA Unit, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Philadelphia
Hon. Benjamin Lerner, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia
Carmen M. Lineberger, Esq., Philadelphia Office of the District Attorney, Philadelphia
Edward F. McCann, Jr., Esq., Deputy District Attorney, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Philadelphia
Bernard L. Siegel, Esq., Law Offices of Bernard L. Siegel, Philadelphia
Gina Maisto Smith, Esq., Pepper Hamilton LLP, Philadelphia
Daniel R. Stevenson, Esq., Defender Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia

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icon_acrobatThis is a NON-credit course. (Read more) (1 Page, 36 KB)
icon_acrobatProgram Schedule (1 Page, 46 KB)
icon_acrobatCourse Outline (Slides in Note-Taking Format) (30 Pages, 193 KB)
icon_acrobatWritten Materials (211 Pages, 1 MB)
icon_acrobatMajor Ethics Rules Changes (Rev. August 2009) (ETHICS COURSES ONLY) (2 Pages, 26 KB)

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