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November 14-16, 2012

Annual Death Penalty Seminar

Columbus

 

THIS SEMINAR IS NOW CLOSED FOR REGISTRATIONS.
If you need training for Rule XX certification, please contact Susan Carr at 800.443.2626.

Click here to download DP 12 brochure

 

 

AGENDA

CAPITAL DEFENSE SEMINAR

November 14-16, 2012

Westin Hotel, Columbus, OH

 

Wednesday, November 14

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.         
The Basics of Capital Litigation:
The Ohio Statutes and the Guidelines
Faculty Members

Thursday, November 15

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.         
Registration

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.         
Introduction -Recent Death Penalty Developments:
David Stebbins, Columbus

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.       
United States Supreme Court Update
George Kouros, New Haven, Connecticut

10:00 – 10:15 am        Break

10:15 – 11:15             
Ohio Supreme Court Update
Kathleen McGarry, Glorieta, New Mexico

11:15 -12:15 a.m.      
Legal, Financial and Other Assistance and Information from the State Public Defenders Office
Tim Young, Ohio Public Defender – Columbus

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.        LUNCH (Provided)

1:15 - 2:15 p.m.         
Litigating Daubert Challenges
Lindsey Gutierrez, Cincinnati.
Candace Crouse, Cincinnati

2:15 – 3:00 p.m.         
Behind the DNA Report; How to Combat the
Evidence and use it to your advantage
Julie Heinig, DNA Diagnostic Center, Fairborn
Andrew Stevenson, Lancaster

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.          BREAK

3:15 – 4:30 p.m.         
DNA (continued)

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.          Social Gathering – Westin Hotel

Friday, November 16

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.         
Missouri v. Frye; Lafler v. Cooper; Padilla v
Kentucky:  New Responsibilities for Trial Lawyers, Appellate Lawyers, Prosecutors, and Judges
Russ Bensing, Cleveland

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.       
Mounting a Batson Challenge
Jay Ferguson, Durham, North Carolina

10:30 - 10:45 a.m.      BREAK         

10:45 – 12:00            
Veterans, PTSD, and Traumatic Brain Injuries
John Matthew Fabian, Ph.D., J.D. - Cleveland

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.        LUNCH (PROVIDED)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.         
Preparing and Presenting Closing Arguments
Frederick D. Benton - Columbus

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Investigating and Litigating Claims of Intellectual Disability
Jeffrey Lazarus, Assistant Fed. Defender, Cleveland
Luc LeCavalier, Ph.D., Columbus
Jim Crates, Mitigation Specialist, Granville

3:00 - 3:15 p.m.          BREAK         

3:15 – 4:15 p.m.         
What Does It All Mean:  The Rules and the ABA Guidelines and
Applying them to Your Trial
David Doughten - Cleveland
John Parker - Cleveland       


ALTERNATIVE APPELLATE TRACK

THURSDAY AFTERNOON

November 15, 2012

 

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.         
Martinez v. Ryan: Ineffective Assistance of Post-Conviction Counsel as “Cause.”
Randall Porter, Office of the Ohio Public Defender, Columbus
Allen Bohnert, Capital Habeas Unit, Office of the Federal Public Defender - Columbus

2:15- 3:15 p.m.          
How to Approach Capital Appeals in the Ohio Supreme Court
Kathleen McGarry, Glorieta, New Mexico

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.          Break

3:30 – 4:30 pm           
Clemency; Last Minute Litigation; the Execution
Process
Pam Prude-Smithers - Office of the Ohio Public Defender - Columbus
Kathy Sandford - Office of the Ohio Public Defender - Columbus

 

 

 


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