DEFENDER SERVICES OFFICE
TRAINING DIVISION






CAPITAL DEFENSE TRAINING
The Defender Services Office funds a number of major death penalty training events, both federal death penalty trial programs and federal capital habeas corpus seminars. They include the Federal Death Penalty Trial Strategy Session, the National Habeas Seminar, Mitigation and Forensics Seminars, and Habeas Advocacy Institutes. The substantive planning of these events is done by two sets of contractors, the Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel and the Habeas Assistance and Training Counsel. Administrative and logistical support are provided by the Training Branch. A list of upcoming seminars, in addition to other valuable resources, may be found at our capital website, www.capdefnet.org.