Criminal Justice

Capital & Non-Capital Training

For The Prosecution


Live Webinar

Registration Open

MCLE Credit will be available

Webinar begins: TBC
Duration: TBC

Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
Fax: +1.972.244.3401


COVID-19 Update, as of 7/9/2020:

The Center for American & International Law has suspended live, in-person attendance for this program.

This year’s program will offer limited selections on the topic, virtually via Webcast, on the currently scheduled dates, enabling registered attendees to receive timely information and meet some of their MCLE requirements. We will notify all current registrants via email with options for transferring their registration to the webcast and/or requesting refunds. 

We will post here specific details on this webcast in the upcoming days. 

Webinar begins: TBC
Duration: TBC 

You must pre-register to access the webcast. Details for connecting to the webcast will be sent to all registrants by August 18.


This annual training on capital and non-capital trial prosecution was scheduled to include the following topics (some or all will be made available for the webcast):

  • Identifying Mental Illness  - Dr. Tim Proctor, Price | Proctor, Dallas, TX
  • Identifying Personality Disorders - Dr. Randy Price, Price | Proctor, Dallas, TX
  • Your Ethics Help Desk: Frequently Asked Questions Scott Durfee, Harris Co. District Attorney’s Office, Houston, TX
  • Intellectual Disability & Recent Updates from the Texas Legislature - Roe Wilson, Attorney at Law, Houston, TX
  • Significant Cases Update - John Rolater, Collin County District Attorney's Office, McKinney, TX
  • What You Need to Know about Executions in Texas Ed Marshall, Texas Attorney General’s Office, Austin, TX
  • Ethics: The Decision to Seek Death Jack Roady, Galveston Co. Criminal District Attorney, Galveston, TX
  • Presenting the Autopsy at Trial - Kevin Petroff, Galveston Co. District Attorney’s Office, Galveston, TX
  • Pre-Trial Preparation & Information Gathering - Jen Falk, Dallas Co. District Attorney’s Office, Dallas, TX
  • Crossing Experts 
  • Capital Writs 
  • Voir Dire in Capital Cases
  • Closing Arguments in Capital Cases

Final details on the webcast agenda, faculty and CLE credit will be posted here as soon as confirmed. 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.

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials. Waiver recipients must attend the program to receive the materials.

Nondiscriminatory Policy

The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

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