Publications

CJCC Manuals for Sale

Managing the Capital Case and Capital Caseload (2007)
Provides capital defense attorneys practical strategies for managing time-consuming, research heavy capital cases. Includes a chapter on self-care as well as a CD-ROM containing organizational worksheets to aid the busy attorney.

Illinois Capital Defense Motions & Jury Instructions Manual 2005
The Illinois Motions Manual provides defense attorneys with critical motions that may be needed pre-trial, during trial, and post-conviction as well as suggested jury instructions. The manual comes with a CD-ROM of all motions included in the manual.

Mitigation Compendium
The Mitigation Manual includes expert articles on mitigation. The manual's articles cover a range of topics including medical, psychological, family, environmental, and others.

Illinois Death Penalty Defense Law and Practice Manual
The Illinois Death Penalty Defense Law and Practice Manual covers issues the capital defender is likely to encounter in defending a capital client.

Investigation Manual
The Investigation Manual covers various investigative techniques and resources for defense attorneys and investigators. The manual comes with a CD-ROM with various search engines and investigative sites.

Price - $30 each (includes shipping)

Contact
Mary Hornschemeier Bandstra
Center for Justice in Capital Cases
DePaul University College of Law
25 E. Jackson, Suite 1050
Chicago, IL. 60604
312-362-5837
mbandstr@depaul.edu


The following articles, published by Andrea Lyon, are available for download now. This is only our initial offering and the CJCC will continue to expand the collection of materials available over the Internet.

NAMING THE DRAGON: LITIGATING RACE ISSUES DURING A DEATH PENALTY TRIAL

Setting the Record Straight: A proposal for Handling Pro Appeals to Racial, Ethnic or Gender Prejudice During Trial
Michigan Journal of Race & Law: Volume 6, Isssue2, Spring 2001

Deportment Does Matter: A review of Battered Women in the Courtroom: The Power of Judicial Response by James Ptacek
Women & Criminal Justice, Volume 12, Number 1, 2000

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: IS THERE ANY HABEAS LEFT IN THIS CORPUS?
(excerpt)

There is No Doubt: Illinois Should Abolish the Death Penalty for the Mentally Retarded

SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: A PROPOSAL FOR HANDLING PROSECUTORIAL APPEALS TO RACIAL, ETHNIC OR GENDER PREJUDICE IN ARGUMENT

Investigating and Trying a Homicide Case
The Champion, September/October 1998

"Lessons From the Fall" (Book review of After the Madness: A Judge's Own Prison Memoir by Sol Wachtler)
Michigan Law Review Vol96, No. 6, May 1998

New Opportunities for Defense Attorneys: How Record Preservation Requirements After the New Habeas Bill Require Extensive and Exciting Trial Preparation
The John Marshall Law Review: Volume 10, Number 2, Winter 1997

Unintended Consequences: The United States Supreme Court's Mission to Restrict Remedies For State Prisoners Backfires
California Western Law Review Vol 30, No.2, Spring 1994

Criminal Justice in the Supreme Court: An Analysis of United States Supreme Court Criminal and Habeas Corpus Decisions - (OCTOBER 4, 1999 -OCTOBER 1, 2000)
California Western Law Review Vol 37, No.2, Spring 2001

Criminal Justice in the Supreme Court: An Analysis of United States Supreme Court Criminal and Habeas Corpus Decisions - (OCTOBER 2, 2000 -SEPTEMBER 30, 2001)
California Western Law Review Vol 38, No.1, Fall 2001

The People V. Juanita Thomas: A Battered Women's Journey to Freedom
Women and Criminal Justice Vol 13, No.1 2001

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