Post Conviction Relief Act 101 (A Beginner's Guide)

Are you interested in learning the basics of handling a PCRA petition but have no idea what PCRA even means? This class will provide you with a beginner's guide on handling a PCRA petition from beginning to end. We will discuss the discovery needed to create your case file, the basic laws that you should know and what you should consider when deciding if the issues raised in the PCRA have merit.

Jenkins Law Library, an accredited provider under the Pennsylvania CLE Board's Rules, will serve as the CLE provider for this course. The course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in substantive law, practice and procedure.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.0 hour of total CLE credit.