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Justice 4 All

Philip Becnel taught a class about documenting investigations to lawyers and investigators at the Maryland Office of the Public Defender “Justice 4 All” 2024 Annual Conference. ...

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Criminal Defense and Advocacy Clinic

Philip Becnel gave a lecture to the students of the Criminal Defense and Advocacy Clinic at The University of Baltimore School of Law. Philip’s lecture focused on documenting real-world investigations, as detailed in his and Alexandra Becnel’s latest book, Principles of Investigative Documentation. ...

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Global Ethics and Compliance

Philip Becnel gave a presentation to the investigators and other members of the Global Ethics and Compliance Division of RTX, a multinational aerospace and defense conglomerate. Philip’s presentation touched on the benefits of theory-directed investigation, methods to distinguish between facts and factual inferences, as well as some of the fundamentals ...

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Litigating for resources, even in hostile places.

Alexandra Becnel presented to Advancing Real Change, Inc.’s “Fall Training,” a three-day virtual training for attorneys, mitigation specialists,  paralegals, and records collection specialists working in capital defense and juvenile LWOP (life without parole) cases. ...

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Alexandra Becnel presents to the Michigan State Appellate Defender Office

Private investigator and mitigation specialist Alexandra Becnel presented a training via Zoom to the Michigan State Appellate Defender Office (SADO) in Detroit, Michigan. The attorneys, investigators, and mitigation specialists at SADO work tirelessly on behalf of people sentenced as juveniles to die in prison. The U.S. Supreme Court, in Miller ...

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Partner Philip Becnel at Nevada’s CALI Conference

Partner Philip Becnel gave two lectures about the proper way to document a private investigation to members of the California Association of Licensed Investigators at their annual conference in Reno, Nevada. Philip’s lectures were named after one of his books, Principles of Investigative Documentation. ...

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Philip Becnel Lecture at the University of Maryland

Partner Philip Becnel gave a talk at the University of Maryland, where he is a periodic guest lecturer at a course on privacy. Philip talked to students of the Honors College about some of the legal and moral pitfalls inherent in an industry that conducts investigations for a myriad of ...

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Philip Fornaci Panelist at American Bar Association

Case Manager Philip Fornaci was a panelist at a conference for the American Bar Association. During the panel, which was titled, “Proliferation of Criminal Records on the Internet,” Philip drew on his decade-plus of experience as Director of the D.C. Prisoners’ Project of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights ...

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Philip Becnel Lecture about “Private Investigations and Public Privacy”

Partner Philip Becnel again lectured about “Private Investigations and Public Privacy” at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus. Philip talked to students of the Honors College about some of the legal and moral pitfalls inherent in an industry that conducts investigations for a myriad of private interests and how ...

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Philip Becnel Lecture on Social Media Investigations

Partner Philip Becnel gave a talk about social media investigations, including how social media are increasingly being used to locate witnesses in litigation, to the District of Columbia Bar Association, E-Discovery Committee. ...

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