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Wednesday, March 1, 2017


Webinar: Future Danger, Aggravation, And Other Causes Of Hair Loss

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Start Date:  3/1/2017 2:00 PM
End Date:  3/1/2017 3:00 PM

Future Danger, Aggravation, And Other Causes Of Hair Loss

Webinar Faculty: Marc Bookman, Atlantic Center for Capital Representation

March 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm eastern

About the Webinar: This presentation will focus on ways of dealing with aggravating circumstances in a capital case, and specifically the overriding issue, present in every case, as to whether your client represents a future danger to the (prison or general) community.

About the Faculty: Marc Bookman is the Director of the Atlantic Center for Capital Representation, a non-profit project whose mission is training and consulting with capital defense teams in Pennsylvania and across the country. He was in the Defender Association of Philadelphia’s Homicide Unit from its inception in 1993 to 2010.

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Closed:   3/1/2017 2:15 PM

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