Non-Capital Sentencing Mitigation Skills Workshop

Summary

Non-Capital Sentencing Mitigation Skills Workshop, will take place February 27- 29, 2020, in Orlando, FL. Enrollment for this program is limited to 45 federal defender staff and non-capital mitigation social workers, sentencing advocates, attorneys and other professionals who provide this work under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA). Early registration is encouraged.

Using a storytelling approach, this workshop presents a hands-on method on the development of non-capital mitigation and its integration into persuasive sentencing advocacy. Through plenary and small group sessions, participants will further their understanding on non-capital mitigation evidence and the skills necessary to effectively interview for mitigation; investigate, collect and analyze records; and write reports and/or sentencing memorandum to present mitigation at sentencing. In the small group sessions, participants will use pending cases of their own to practice interviewing, storytelling, and persuasive writing. This workshop is specifically designed for non-capital mitigation social workers, sentencing advocates, attorneys and other professionals who provide this work under the Criminal Justice Act (CJA). Please note that due to the workshop format of this program, participation in all of the sessions is mandatory.

Details

  • When

  • Thursday, February 27, 2020 - Saturday, February 29, 2020
    7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando Downtown
    60 South Ivanhoe Boulevard
    Orlando, Florida 32804
    USA
    (407) 425-4455

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