Death Penalty Defense 2018

October 26–27, 2018

Sunriver Resort

Death Penalty Defense 2018

October 26–27, 2018

Sunriver Resort

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EVALUATIONS



Standard Registration — After October 16
Members — Lawyers $280   |   NonLawyers $185
NonMembers — Lawyers $330   |   NonLawyers $235
Students — $50, with membership included
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Who may attend?

This program is open only to defense lawyers and those professionals and law students directly involved in the defense function & who are not involved in state or federal prosecutions (as attorney, investigator, expert, consultant, or in any other capacity). Written & audio seminar materials are licensed to participants for use in the defense of criminal cases only; any other use or distribution is a violation of copyright laws & the user's ethical obligation. Individuals registering for the program or ordering pro-gram materials are agreeing to abide by this understanding & keep all information privileged.
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What’s included in the fee?
• Seminar admission (Fri–Sat)
• Written material in advance via download link
• CLE credit*
• Hot breakfast Saturday
• Refreshments at breaks
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Financial assistance?
Members contact OCDLA by
October 16 about scholarships, payment plans or creative payment arrangements.
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Cancellations

Seminar cancellations made before October 22 will receive a refund less a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations made on or after Oct. 22—once material download link has been emailed—will receive a refund less a $100 cancellation/written material fee. No-show Policy: Written materials link sent in advance to all registrants. MP3 audio recordings will be sent to OCDLA members only; nonmembers who do not attend are not eligible to receive the audio recordings or a refund.
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No-show Policy
Written materials are sent in advance to all participants. Audio materials in the form of  MP3 recordings well be sent to OCDLA members only; nonmembers who do not attend are ineligible to receive the recordings or a refund.
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*CLE Credit
Pending approval for 8 credits in Oregon, Washington, California. For other state accreditation, call OCDLA at 541-686-8716.

Agenda

Program — Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26–27
Registration: Homestead Lobby, Sunriver Resort

 
Friday, October 26
Moderator: Rich Wolf, Oregon Capital Resource Center  
Noon         Check-in / Registration
 
1:00  Arbitrariness and Racial Bias in Capital Sentencing
Lila Silverstein and Neil Fox, Seattle
 
2:00  5 Things to Ask in Every Mitigation Interview
Christine Inglis, Investigator, Scappoose
                                                 
3:00 Break / Door Prizes
 
3:15   Penalty Phase Jury Instructions for Every Case: 5 to Offer, 5 to Object to
Rich Wolf, Oregon Capital Resource Center, Portland 

3:45   How Three Teams Settled Cases (and You Can Too)
Deborah Burdzik & Dianna Gentry, Portland
Geoff Gokey, Redmond & David Glenn, Madras
Patrick Sweeney & Christopher Clayhold, Portland
                                                         
5:15    Adjourn for the day / Reception
 
 
Saturday, October 27
Moderator: Jeff Ellis, Oregon Capital Resource Center
 
8:30   Crime Lab Discovery: Where They Hide Their Misconduct
Kelley Kulick, Santa Clara County Public Defender, San Jose CA
Karen Lawless, Forensic Consultant, Oregon/Texas        

9:30    5 Things to Do When Raising Fitness to Proceed
Dianna Gentry, Portland
Patrick Sweeney, Portland

10:30 Break / Door Prizes
 
10:45   5 Ways to Win in Habeas, Ten Ways To Lose
Renee Manes, Federal Public Defender, Portland

11:45     Opposing Death Qualification
Lois Heaney, Oakland CA

12:45      Adjourn
 
 
 
 
 
 

Venue

Our room block at Sunriver Resort is full.
 
You might consider La Quinta Inn &  Suites in Bend as an alternative:
61200 South Hwy 97, Bend, OR
1-541-388-2227
 
La Quinta’s website currently lists rooms for $125/night for a single night stay or $109 per night for a two night stay during our event. These prices are subject to change.


Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, OR
1-800-547-3922
Call by September 24 to ensure group rates.

Group rates are at prevailing government per diem rate at time of arrival. Current per diem rates are: $113 for a lodge village guest room, $155 river lodge guest room, $165 lodge village suite, plus 15% nightly room rate resort fee, plus 1.8% state tax; and 9.8% tax. Resort fees include: wireless internet, access to Sage Springs Club and Spa, complimentary access to The Cove, access to Resort swimming pools and hot tubs, access to Crosswater and Caldera Links, intra-Resort transportation, self-valet parking, newspaper in lobby, in-room coffee.

In order to receive the contracted rate, please identify yourself as part of OCDLA – Public Defense Mgt./Death Penalty Conference.

Condos & homes also subject to cleaning fees. Contact Sunriver Resort for details on cleaning fees, cancellation fees, and other fees. 

 
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