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The New York City Bar Association’s Capital Punishment Committee has created the Capital Habeas Expert Resource Panel (CHERP) to connect local law firms litigating pro bono post-conviction capital cases with additional resources.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Capital Punishment Committee has honored Eleanor Jackson Piel with its Norman Redlich Capital Defense Lifetime Achievement Award, and James W. B. Benkard with its Norman Redlich Capital Defense Pro Bono Award. In a ceremony at the City Bar on July 15, 2013, Piel was honored for her career, principally in solo practice, as a civil rights, criminal defense and capital defense attorney. She was the first chair of what is now known as the … Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association’s Capital Punishment Committee will present the Norman Redlich Capital Defense Distinguished Service and Pro Bono Awards at its annual habeas corpus training program to those who have shown excellence in the representation of death-row inmates or in advocating for the abolition of the death penalty.< Continue reading

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