Mitigation Abroad: Preparing A Successful Case For Life For The Foreign National Client (PDF)

Although defending any capitally charged client always presents enormous challenges, representing a foreign national can be particularly difficult for the entire defense team. Linguistic and cultural barriers that adversely affect building a productive attorney-client relationship and the problem of finding appropriate expert assistance often hamper efforts to conduct a thorough life-history investigation and develop mitigation themes. Moreover, the physical hurdles of traveling to the country of origin and conducting an adequate investigation can be daunting.

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