April 18, 2018

2008 Guideline 8.1


A. All capital defense team members should attend and successfully complete, at least once every year, a specialized training program that focuses on the defense of death penalty cases offered by an organization with substantial experience and expertise in the defense of persons facing execution and committed to the national standard of practice embodied in these supplemental Guidelines and the ABA Guidelines as a whole.

B. Funding should be provided for team members to receive effective training and continuing professional education in their respective fields of expertise.

Cross- Reference:

ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases 8.1—Training.