Criminal Justice

Capital Defense College

A Program For The Defense

New Dates To Be Announced

Plano, Texas, USA (Tentative)

New Dates To Be Announced

MCLE Credit will be available

Registration will open soon. Email CAIL Staff directly with questions.

The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

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Staff Assistant: +1.972.244.3415
Registrar: +1.972.244.3404

Fax: +1.972.244.3401


Program Update: New dates to be announced. Registration will open soon! Interested? Take A Quick Survey.

Details, including the agenda, presenters and approved credit, will be posted here once confirmed.

This capital program features a combination of lectures and demonstrations designed to give capital defense attorneys the practical skills necessary to represent their clients every step of the way, from appointment to plea, and if necessary, to trial.

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 defense attorneys and those who directly assist them in Criminal Defense Litigation.

Schedule and Faculty

Tentative times for the program’s start/recess:

Day 1
12:00 p.m.– 5:30 p.m. Registrant Sign-in, followed by Lectures
5:30 p.m. Recess

Day 2
8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Lectures
5:00 p.m. Recess

Day 3
8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Lectures
5:00 p.m. Recess

Day 4
8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m. Lectures
5:00 p.m.Adjourn

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.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

Privacy Policy

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