2018 ANNUAL FEDERAL CRIMINAL PRACTICE SEMINAR

When:                                   Wednesday-Friday, July 18-20, 2018

Where:                                  University of North Texas Dallas College of Law,
                                               1901 Main St., Dallas, Texas 75201

Presented By:                       University of North Texas Dallas College of Law
                                               Dallas Federal Bar Association
                                              
United States District Clerk for the Northern District of Texas
                                               Federal Public Defender Northern District of Texas

 

Seminar Highlights:            The State Bar of Texas MCLE Department is expected to approve this
                                               seminar for 21 hours CLE, including up to 4 hours of Ethics


                                               * Three-Day Format includes one day of Fundamentals, one day of general
                                               topics, and day of trial-practice instruction     

                                                    “General Topics” (Wednesday) (limited to 100 registrants)
                                                                                    and/or
                                                   
Sentencing Practice” (Thursday) (limited to 100 registrants)
                                                                                    and/or
                                                    “Trial Practice” (Friday afternoon, limited to 100 registrants)

 

FUNDAMENTALS (Wed.)

GENERAL TOPICS (Thurs.)

TRIAL PRACTICE (Fri.)

Initial Appearance, PE & Detention
A View From The Bench

Basic Sentencing Law (Part I)
Ethics Considerations
Basic Sentencing Law (Part II)
Thoughts from CJA Peers
What to Do about Appeal

High Interest Items in TXN
CJA Vouchers; Payment

BOP Sentencing Considerations
IAC: Common Pitfalls to Avoid
Supreme Court Update
Sentencing Commission Data
Conspiracy vs. Relevant Conduct

Examining Expert Witnesses
Cell Phone Forensics

Opening Statements
Ethics Issues in a Federal Case
Snuffing out Snitch Testimony
Pretrial Litigation
Closing Argument

 

 

Cost(s):                     CJA Members:                                 $70
                                   Federal Bar Assoc. Member:          (non-CJA): $110

                                   Everyone else:                                 $150
                                   Garage parking:                               Pay-as-You-Go ($6/day with validation)

 

Registration:             Online Registration: Complete the online registration form (link below)

                                    NOTE: Seating is limited. Advance registration and advanced payment
                                    are required.

                                      To pay Online, use the “Pay Online” option below, which will route you to
                                      Paypal. The necessary email address is:
CarolynGil@hotmail.com.
                                      (Paypal URL is:
https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/send-money-online)


                          (Registration and tuition are for all three days regardless of the number of days you attend.)

Agenda: Click here for the agenda.

                                                WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

 

                        First, Register Online                                                 Second, Pay online                                                             

Register Online

Pay Online