Detailing Mitigation Defense – Rolling Up Your Sleeves to Find the Mitigating Facts behind a Death Penalty Fight


Whenever the State notifies the court and opposing counsel that it intends to seek the death penalty in a case, then the defense of that matter literally explodes in complexity. Now, under the assumption that there may be a penalty phase to the case, the defense team must identify, investigate, and present mitigation factors that can pertain to any number of issues, such as...

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