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Real Cases. Real Experience.

Capital Representation in Transition:
Emerging Standards and Effective Enforcement

Eidman Courtroom, UT Law School
February 8, 2007, 8:15– 5:00

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This symposium addressed the increased efforts of courts, legislatures, and bar organizations to improve trial and postconvictional representation in capital cases. Panelists included state and federal judges, members of national and state bar committees focused on capital representation, lawyers and academics.

5.5 Hours CLE Credit  (including 2.5 Hours Ethics Credit) Approved


Program:

  • Breakfast — 8:15-9:00
  • Opening Remarks — 9:00–9:15
  • Panel 1 — 9:15–10:30
    Prevailing Representational Practices
  • Panel 2 — 10:45–12:00
    Relationship to Federal Review
  • Lunch — 12:00–1:30
    Presentation "Anatomy of an Exoneration" - Keynote Address by Scott J. Atlas
  • Panel 3 — 1:45–3:00
    Emergence and Significance of Representational Guidelines
  • Panel 4 — 3:15–4:30
    Enforcement Mechanisms for Standards of Representation
  • Closing Remarks — 4:30–4:45 – Jordan Steiker
  • Reception, Jamail Pavilion — 4:45 –6:00

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For more information please contact:

Jordan Steiker, Professor and Co-Director
Capital Punishment Center
The University of Texas School of Law
727 East Dean Keeton St.
Austin, Texas 78705
(512) 232-1346
jsteiker@law.utexas.edu