Why do Prosecutors seek the Death Penalty? When will Prosecutors seek the Death Penalty? How can I avoid the Prosecution from seeking the Death Penalty? For practitioners who handle homicide cases, this is your opportunity to hear from a number of District Attorneys who make those decisions. Certainly, the Death Penalty is being sought less and less in recent years. Why is that? Those questions and more will be answered in this session.
Recorded during the 2018 Criminal Law Symposium in June 2018.The credits offered by this course count toward the CLE requirement of Criminal Procedure Rule 801, for appointment as defense counsel in a capital case.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The CLE Board indicates that you can earn all 18 of your capital case credits by distance education. However, for the general Pennsylvania CLE requirement of 12 credits per compliance year, only 6 can be earned by distance education per compliance year.