October 15, 2020
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Latham’s Pro Bono Program: A Cornerstone of Our Culture

Cory Maples Case

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern | Zoom Webinar

Hear from Elana Nightingale Dawson, an associate in Latham’s Connectivity, Privacy, and Information Practice, as she shares her experience representing Cory Maples pro bono. Mr. Maples is a prisoner on death row at Holman Correctional Facility in Alabama. In 2012, Latham won a reversal before the Supreme Court of an Eleventh Circuit decision denying Mr. Maples relief despite a mailroom mix-up caused by his prior lawyers that left him unable to further pursue his claims. After another win before the Eleventh Circuit, Latham—with a team led by Elana—represented Mr. Maples during a week-long evidentiary hearing aimed at showing that Mr. Maples received ineffective assistance of counsel during the penalty stage of his capital trial. Tune in to hear the details of the case, and why the presiding judge has deemed it as “one of the hardest cases she has ever faced”.

To RSVP, please complete this registration form by Wednesday, October 14.

Please note, this webinar is open to students only.

Specific audiences:
  • Texas Law students
Sponsored by:
  • Texas Law OWLS

If you need an accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the sponsor listed above or the Texas Law Special Events Office at no later than seven business days prior to the event.