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2023 Jacksonville Conference Re-Thinking Justice: Mitigation Impacting the U.S. Legal System

This two-day training, Re-Thinking Justice: Mitigation Impacting the U.S. Legal System is an opportunity for defenders to engage with experts and other practitioners to help strengthen advocacy for individual clients and advance the field of mitigation investigation.


  • June 20, 2023 - June 21, 2023
  • 9:00 am EDT
  • Jacksonville, FL 10960 Beach Boulevard Jacksonville FL
  • Keynote Speaker: Herman Lindsey 

  • Free Admission

This two-day training, Re-Thinking Justice: Mitigation Impacting the U.S. Legal System, will take place at the DoubleTree Hotel near the Jacksonville Airport (located at 2101 Dixie Clipper Drive, Jacksonville, Florida, 32218). Come engage with experts and other practitioners in sessions designed to help strengthen advocacy for individual clients and advance the field of mitigation investigation. We are honored to have Herman Lindsey, Executive Director of Witness to Innocence, as our keynote speaker. In addition to Mr. Lindsey, the conference will cover topics such as Mitigation and Decision-Makers, Coalition-Building: Exploring How Individual Practitioners Can Work with Others to Push Mitigation Forward, The Path Toward Justice: Lessons from Killing States, and more. Please see the training agenda here. Note that topics and times are subject to change. This professional development opportunity is intended exclusively for members of the criminal defense community and is offered free of charge. Other training-related costs including travel, food, and accommodations must be covered by attendees or their agencies.

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