Leading capital defense lawyers discuss strategic litigation and policy. Columbia Law School Professor Bernard Harcourt will moderate a panel that includes Barry Scheck, Co-Director, The Innocence Project; Christina Swarns, Attorney-in Charge, Office of the Appellate Defender; Mya Foa, Reprieve Director, James Liebman, Columbia Law School Professor and director of its Center for Public Research and Leadership (CPRL); George Kendall, Of Counsel, Squire Sanders Boggs Patton; and Julia Mason Tarver Wood, Partner, Paul Weiss Rifkin Wharton & Garrison.
Information Regarding New York CLE Credits
Columbia Law School has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs. Under New York State CLE regulations, this live non-transitional CLE Program will provide 1.5 credit hours that can be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement. CLE credit is awarded only to New York attorneys for full attendance of the Program in its entirety. Attorneys attending only part of a Program are not eligible for partial credit for it, although they are most welcome to attend it. Attendance is determined by an attorney's sign-in and sign-out, as shown in the Conference registers. On sign-out, attorneys should also submit their completed Evaluation Form, provided at the Conference. Please note the NYS Certificates of Attendance will be sent to the email address as it appears in the register unless otherwise noted there. Click here to access the CLE reading materials.
- September 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. "Windows on Death Row" Opening Event
- October 11, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. "End of Its Rope: How Killing the Death Penalty Can Revive Criminal Justice"
- October 30, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. “Protecting Cartoonists and Satire”
- November 13, 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. The Exonerated