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10 Years of the ABA Guidelines!


2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the revised ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases. Since 2003, the Guidelines have been cited across the nation in court opinions, and they have been recognized as the national standard of care in capital cases by the U.S. Supreme Court. In October 2013, Hofstra Law School hosted a symposium celebrating a decade of the ABA Guidelines. View photos from the event on our Flickr page and read part one of a new Hofstra Law Review series dedicated to the Guidelines.

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