Capital & Non-Capital Training for the Prosecution
Join this year’s program chairs Brian M. Baker (Brazos County District Attorney’s Office), Sunshine Stanek (Lubbock Co. Criminal District Attorney), and Bill Wirskye (Collin Co. Criminal District Attorney’s Office) for
Join this year’s program chairs Brian M. Baker (Brazos County District Attorney’s Office), Sunshine Stanek (Lubbock Co. Criminal District Attorney), and Bill Wirskye (Collin Co. Criminal District Attorney’s Office) for this annual prosecution training.
The program will review topics and skills central to capital prosecution (pre-trial preparation, voir dire, competency, closing arguments, cross-examining experts) and provide discussions on topics of broader interest and relevance to Texas prosecutors and their staff. Topics include:
Lessons from a Recent Capital Case
– Mass Shootings: What Prosecutors Should Know
– Recent Legislative Updates on Forensics
– What Prosecutors Can Learn from TDCJ
– Trauma-Informed Victim Support
– 2 hours of ethics, and much more!
– This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Who Should Attend?
With the exception of invited faculty, attendance is limited to prosecuting attorneys and their personnel.
Need funds to attend this program? Limited Travel Scholarships are available to reimburse travel expenses. Email CAIL Staff for an application (requests are reviewed first come, first served).
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The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive