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***please note all times are Central Time***

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Day 1: Wednesday, July 27

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11:00 – 1:30REGISTRATION

1:30 – 1:45WELCOME

1:45-2:45THE BEST OF THE BEST

2:45 - 3:00BREAK

3:00 - 5:00THE TOP TEN MISTAKES IN COMPLEX HOMICIDE AND CAPITAL CASES (BULLETPROOFING YOUR CASE)

6:00 – 8:00RECEPTION

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Day 2: Thursday, July 28, 2022

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8:30 – 9:30VOIR DIRE

9:30 – 9:45BREAK

9:45 – 10:45AVOIDING A HUNG JURY

10:45 – 11:00BREAK

11:00 – 12:00AVOIDING JURY NULLIFICATION

12:00 – 1:30LUNCH (On Your Own)

1:30 – 2:45COMPETENCE TO BE EXECUTED

2:45 – 3:00BREAK

3:00 – 5:00SUPREME COURT UPDATE

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Day 3: Friday, July 29, 2022

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Appellate Breakout

8:30 - 9:30EXECUTION-RELATED 18 U.S.C. § 1983 LAWSUITS

9:30 – 9:45BREAK

9:45 - 10:45THE SUPREME COURT CLERK’S OFFICE

10:45 – 11:00BREAK

11:00 – 12:00ROUNDTABLE

12:00 – 1:30LUNCH (On Your Own)

Trial Breakout

8:30 - 9:30PRESERVING THE RECORD FOR APPEAL

9:30 – 9:45BREAK

9:45 – 10:45CLOSING ARGUMENTS

10:45 – 11:00BREAK

11:00 – 12:00RESPONDING TO MITIGATING EVIDENCE

12:00 – 1:30LUNCH (On Your Own)

General Session

1:30 – 2:30DNA MIXTURES

2:30 – 2:45BREAK

2:45 – 3:45FORENSIC ETHICS

3:45 – 4:00BREAK

4:00 – 5:00MEETING MENTAL DEFENSES

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Day 4: Saturday, July 30, 2022

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9:00 – 11:00CASE STUDY: AHMAUD ARBREY

AGACL 42nd Annual Conference

Join us at AGACL's 42nd Annual Conference for capital and complex homicide prosecutors. APA has partnered with AGACL to bring you a livestream of the event.

Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, Louisiana Register Now

07/27/2022 - 07/30/2022

The Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation’s (AGACL’s) 42nd Annual Conference is being held July 27-30, 2022 in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the Hotel Monteleone. All government attorneys who prosecute capital cases are welcome.

AGACL Member Rate: $625

AGACL Nonmember Rate: $725

APA has partnered with AGACL to bring remote attendees a livestream of the event! To learn more, visit the registration link.

***Portions of this event are made possible by Grant No. 2018-CP-BX-K002 awarded to the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys by the Bureau of Justice Assistance.  Points of view or opinions at this conference are those of the presenter(s) and do not represent the official position or policies of the United States Department of Justice.

Tickets

Learn more and register today

Interested in the livestream? Be sure to select that option when registering for this event. If you have any questions, please email AGACL@outlook.com.

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