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American Bar Association Death Penalty Representation Project
The Project seeks to recruit volunteer attorneys to offer counsel training and assistance for capital post-conviction cases. The ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases are available on this website.

Capital Defense Network
This website is a resource for lawyers representing defendants in federal capital proceedings. It provides support to attorneys through its Federal Death Penalty Resource Counsel (FDPRC) and Habeas Training and Assistance Counsel (HTAC) sections.

Capital Defense Weekly
This website provides legal resources, including a brief bank, on capital representation. It also provides news updates, a listserve and discussion list.

Cornell Legal Information Institute (LII)
This website provides links to federal and state caselaw and legislation, as well as links to other internet resources.

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL)
This website addresses criminal justice policies and practice and provides online services for members.

Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR)
The SCHR provides legal representation to capital defendants at the trial-level, appeals stage, and in post-conviction proceedings. The website provides information on articles, reports, books, films and an excellent overview of Supreme Court case decisions.

Supreme Court of the United States
The Supreme Court of the United States has recent opinions available online.

University of Minnesota Human Rights Library
This website contains links to treaties and international law. It also contains a section on death penalty and human rights links.