Santa Clara Death Penalty College

The Bryan R. Shechmeister Death Penalty College

SAVE THE DATE — Friday, July 28th – Tuesday, August 1st, 2023

Co-sponsored by the ABA Death Penalty Representation Project & Santa Clara School of Law.

The DPC is a bring-your-own-case training and places an emphasis on interactive workshops to help develop your client’s case.

Application deadline is April 30, 2023.


Apply here.


Scholarship application (to be completed in addition to the full application above)  here.


If you are accepted to the program, you will receive an acceptance e-mail along with a link for tuition payment no later than May 15, 2023.

*If you have any questions, please e-mail Kirsty at gro.tcejorplatipaczanull@ytsrik or Lizzet at gro.tcejorplatipaczanull@tezzil

Tuition Information

Tuition fee:


With dorm accommodation:

$1195 for Lawyers

$995 for All Other Team Members


Without dorm accommodation:

$995 for Lawyers

$795 for All Other Team Members


If you are accepted into the program, a link for tuition payment and alternative payment options will be sent to you along with the acceptance notification by May 15, 2023.

Tuition deadline is May 31, 2023.


Additional Information

Please note that registration and the program is expected to start at 8:00am on July 28th and end at 2pm on August 1st (Pacific Time).