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Litigating Post-Conviction Innocence Claims CLE

10th Annual Post-Conviction Conference
Litigating Post-Conviction Innocence Claims

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), in collaboration with the Innocence Network, and supported by a grant awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, presents this essential training specifically for lawyers who handle post-conviction innocence claims. National experts will provide cutting edge instruction on topics essential for re-investigating and litigating post-conviction innocence claims. Innovative new strategies and topics will be featured.

Sessions will cover both forensic evidence and strategies to tackle difficult issues in post-conviction innocence claims, including: addressing racial discrimination at trial during post-conviction litigation; forensic genealogy; DNA: probabilistic genotyping; blood spatter; shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma; and navigating admissibility standards post-conviction.

When: Thursday, April 11, 2019

Seminar Location & Hotel Accommodations:
The Westin Peachtree Plaza
210 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

Registration:
More information is available here. The program is free for lawyers who handle post-conviction innocence claims. Pursuant to the grant funding, attendees must work on the screening, review, investigation and/or litigation of potential post-conviction innocence claims and cannot work on the prosecution of criminal matters.

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