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ABA Statements & Testimony

The American Bar Association has submitted statement and testimony in more than 40 death penalty matters.

The American Bar Association has submitted statement and testimony in more than 40 death penalty matters.

The ABA Death Penalty Representation Project regularly works with ABA Presidents, the ABA Government Affairs Office, and the capital community to submit comments and present testimony on pressing death penalty matters including state and federal legislation, clemency applications, and adoption of the ABA Guidelines for the Appointment & Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases. 

You can read the submitted statements and testimony below:

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2009

2008

2007

  • “Chapter 154 Certification Procedures,” Docket No. 1464, Comments submitted by Denise Cardman, Government Affairs, Office, on behalf of the American Bar Association to Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, Aug. 25, 2007

2006

2005