Ensuring Ethical Preservation and Protection of Victims' Rights in Capital Punishment Cases: Model Practices

This webinar and accompanying checklist will provide the prosecutors the tools to examine ethical issues in capital punishment cases. It will describe ways to ethically preserve and protect victim rights while prosecuting a capital punishment case. Model practice recommends considering surviving victims' rights without sacrificing a prosecutor's obligations when trying a death penalty case.

Murder 101: Trial Strategy and Preserving the Record

JOIN US June 28, 2023 at 3pm ET for the next entry in our "Murder 101" webinar series, "Trial Strategy and Preserving the Record." Presented by Tulsa County DA Steve Kunzweiler, this webinar is excellent for building the skills of newer complex homicide and capital prosecutors. Approaching your first capital or complex homicide trial is a challenging task, even if you have previously tried other cases before a jury.

Webinar: Restorative Justice Reintegration and Reentry

This webinar will introduce participants to restorative justice strategies to support reintegration following incarceration. It will correspond with the publication of a white paper on Restorative Reintegration by the National Center on Restorative Justice.

Murder 101: Evaluating Evidence for Your First Homicide Prosecution

Join us April 19 at 3pm ET for an hourlong presentation kicking off our "Murder 101" webinar series. Led by seasoned Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Kristen Kyle-Castelli, this webinar is excellent for building the skills of newer complex homicide and capital prosecutors. This presentation will help attorneys navigate evidence for their first homicide cases. Many other types of cases you have previously handled likely did not prepare you for analyzing evidence and the full spectrum of forensic testing.

Rebroadcast: Major Case Prosecution: The Portland Light Rail Stabbing Case

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A PREVIOUSLY RECORDED EVENT. Join us February 15 at 3pm ET for an hourlong case study of the Jeremy Christian case. Multnomah County prosecutors Jeff Howes and Don Rees will provide an overview of the prosecution of Jeremy Joseph Christian, who, on May 26, 2017, stabbed two and injured another in broad daylight on the Portland, OR MAX Light Rail train while yelling racial and ethnic slurs. Attendees will have time at the end of the presentation to ask questions and presentation materials will be made available for download.

Capital Litigation Webinar: Strategic Case Analysis - The Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

Join us August 24 at 3pm ET for an in-depth look at the prosecution of the Ahmaud Arbery case, featuring lead prosecutor Linda Dunikoski of the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office. There will be an opportunity towards the end of the presentation for attendees to ask questions of the speaker. This webinar is part of the Capital Case Litigation Improvement project funded by BJA.

NADCP Conference: Rise 24

Since 1995, NADCP has convened the only national conference for treatment court professionals. Over the past 27 years, our numbers have grown to include a wide array of public health and public safety leaders working to expand treatment for people with substance use and mental health disorders who become involved in the legal system.

What remains constant is the unparalleled education, networking, and fellowship enjoyed by every attendee!