Capital Punishment Clinic

About Us

The Capital Punishment Clinic provides a community service by giving the student the opportunity to assist in the representation of defendants charged with capital murder. This is the first Public Defenders Office of its type in Texas and is the prototype for representation of those accused of capital crimes. Four students work with the Regional Public Defenders Office for Capital Cases located in Lubbock during the summer months.

For Students

The Capital Punishment Clinic provides a community service by giving the student the opportunity to assist in the representation of defendants charged with capital murder. This is the first Public Defenders Office of its type in Texas and is the prototype for representation of those accused of capital crimes. Four students work with the Regional Public Defenders Office for Capital Cases located in Lubbock during the summer months.

For Clients

The Federal Public Defenderís Office offers effective counsel to federal defendants who cannot afford to retain their own representation. The Office for the Northern District of Texas provides representation for indigent defendants charged in North Texas and maintains offices in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Lubbock, and Amarillo.

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The Office for the Northern District of Texas provides representation for indigent defendants charged in North Texas and maintains offices in Dallas, Ft. Worth, Lubbock, and Amarillo.