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July 8, 2008

Hofstra Law Review issue on capital mitigation

Thanks to this post at CDW, I see that the Hofstra Law Review has this entire new issue examining the ABA’s "Supplementary Guidelines for the Mitigation Function of Defense Teams In Death Penalty Cases."  Though the copious pieces will be of greatest interest to death penalty obsessives, an article with a focus on victim's might have some broader lessons for other types of cases.  The piece is titled "Understanding Defense-Initiated Victim Outreach And Why It Is Essential In Defending A Capital Client" and can be accessed at this link.

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