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    • Representing Individuals Facing the Death Penalty: A Best Practices Manual
      Document published by Death Penalty Worldwide in 2013
      This manual was written by Death Penalty Worldwide, a project affiliated with the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University School of Law, and the law firm of Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. The manual aims to provide lawyers with legal arguments and strategic guidance in their representation of individuals facing the death penalty around the world. It sets forth the best practices in the defense of capital cases, based on the experiences of advocates around the world, international human rights principles, and the jurisprudence of both national courts and international tribunals.
      Sandra Babcock / Death Penalty Worldwide
      (World)
      Also available in French
      File type : Text

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