2019 Volunteer Recognition & Awards Dinner

SAVE THE DATE! The ABA Death Penalty Representation Project will be hosting the 2019 Volunteer Recognition & Awards Dinner on September 19 at the Decatur House in Washington, DC. We are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Exceptional Service and Guiding Hand of Counsel Award. Nominate a colleague who has shown outstanding commitment to high quality capital defense representation!

Previous Events

Throughout the year, the Project hosts, sponsors and presents at death penalty conferences around the country. See what we have been up to in the past!

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Volunteer Award Winners

Each year the Project recognizes law firms and attorneys who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to providing high quality pro bono representation for indigent death row prisoners. Learn about our past Exceptional Service Award and Guiding Hand of Counsel Award winners!

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Past Keynote Speakers

Every annual awards dinner features a powerful keynote speaker with a unique perspective on and experience with death penalty representation. We have been honored to hear from public defenders, federal judges, death row exonerees and many others. Learn more about our previous Awards Dinner keynote speakers!

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