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2021 Making the Case for Life Seminar

Harrah's Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Agenda Faculty Hotel Exhibitor/Sponsor Scholarships Pricing Register Online

Program Summary:

Make the case...for your client's life at NACDL's 23rd Annual Making the Case for Life Seminar.  This seminar is designed to help capital defenders, investigators, and mitigation specialists. Participants will hear cutting-edge presentations regarding pretrial investigations, capital jury selection, new perspectives on discovering the story of the client and mitigation evidence.  Attendees will learn from seasoned capital trial lawyers, nationally-known law professors, and jury consultants, who will offer their personal perspectives, advice, and proven strategies for making the best case for life. If you are handling or may handle a case in which your client is facing the death penalty, then this is a must-attend seminar for you.

Agenda

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Faculty

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Hotel

Harrah's Hotel & Casino
3475 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Phone Reservations: 1-888-458-8471
Online Reservations: https://book.passkey.com/go/SHNMK1 
Group Discount Rate: $61 + $35 resort fee + tax (Expires July 26, 2021). Please mention group code SHNMK1 or "NACDL Making the Case For Life" to receive applicable discount rate.
Rooms/discounted group rates are not guaranteed if the block has been sold-out prior to the cut-off date.

Questions? Contact Director of Events Akvile Athanason at aathanason@nacdl.org or call (202) 872-8600 x630.

Sponsorship and Exhibits

For information on exhibiting or sponsorships, please contact NACDL's Sales and Marketing Manager Jason Petty at jpetty@nacdl.org or call (202) 465-7637.

Sponsor/Exhibit Prospectus

Scholarships

NACDL offers a variety of scholarships for this event ranging from partially discounted to fully funded. Each type of scholarship has different application requirements. To apply for any of the following scholarships, please follow the instructions for that specific scholarship.  

OPTION 1: Needs Based Scholarships

Based on need, scholarships are available to NACDL members for up to 50% off the standard seminar fee of $299. Approved recipients are responsible for the remainder of the tuition fee, which is $150  (all other expenses are not included). The reduced scholarship fee includes seminar tuition, admission to all evening social events, and downloadable seminar materials. Travel, hotel, and other costs are not included.

To Apply: Prepare and e-mail or fax a letter of no more than two pages explaining the reason why you believe you should receive the grant grant to: NACDL Director of Events Akvile Athanason, at aathanason@nacdl.org. All applications must be submitted before registering for the seminar and received by July 20, 2021.

NACDL MEMBERSHIP AND RESERVATION AT THE HOST HOTEL ARE REQUIRED TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR NEEDS-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS.

OPTION 2: Public Defense Scholarships

As a result of generous grant funding, NACDL is able to offer scholarship assistance to public defense providers to attend this NACDL training program. Scholarships will be awarded in the form of full or partial reimbursement of the registration costs of the program. Limited travel reimbursement stipends may also be awarded to qualifying individuals to help defray the costs of travel and lodging.

Apply for a Public Defense Scholarship  

Pricing

Register Online

Members of NACDL enjoy exclusive registration rates for our seminars along with all the benefits from joining.

Registration Fees
Regular, Life, and Sustaining Members $299
Non Members (includes 1 year membership)  $449
ALL Public Defenders $269
ALL Mitigation Specialists $269
ALL Investigators $269
Groups of 4 or more PDs (must register at the same time; 1 payment; no changes or cancellations allowed). To register a group, please visit: http://www.nacdl.org/PDGroups $239
Non-Attendee Materials / Recordings
Course Materials on CD-Rom $150
Audio Recordings of Seminar (Non-Attendee) $150
Pre-Order Video DVD Recording of Seminar $299

Code of Conduct

NACDL endeavors to foster a working, learning, and social environment free of harassment, discrimination, intimidation, and insult. To that end, NACDL has adopted a Code of Conduct for Affiliated Persons that applies to all attendees and participants of any kind at all NACDL sponsored events.

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