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Deborah T. Creek Criminal Practice Institute (CPI): 2017 Winter Training Program

  • Date(s):
    February 02, 2017 - March 02, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Moot Courtroom
  • Address: 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004
  • Contact: Marlene Morris
  • Email: mmorris@pdsdc.org
  • Cost:
  • Total Seats: 0
  • Last Date To Register: February 23, 2017
Description:

The 2017 Winter CPI is open to panel attorneys and other interested pro bono attorneys practicing criminal law in the District of Columbia.  Registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

All sessions are free. Evening sessions will begin promptly at 5:30 p.m.  The doors to the building will close at 6:00 p.m. Participants arriving after that time will not be granted entrance.


All sessions will run for two (2) hours. D.C. CLE credit will be authorized accordingly.

****Please note that the presenters for The Intersection Of Education And Justice: Overcoming Barriers Facing Older Students Involved In DC’s Juvenile And Criminal Justice Systems on February 9 are: Claire Blumenson, Esq., Executive Director and Co-Founder of the School Justice Project and Sarah Comeau, Director of Programs


An additional session has been added:

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice:  What To Do If Your Client Is Charged with Possessing or Distributing Synthetic Cannabinoids on March 2, 2017

By: John Fowler, Staff Attorney, PDS Trial Division and Jaclyn Frankfurt, Deputy Chief, PDS Appellate Division

K-2, Spice, Bizarro:  These relatively new substances present a host of legal issues that differ from those that arise in your average drug case.  This session will outline the facts, the law, and the tactics necessary to master in order to represent a client facing a charge involving synthetic cannabinoids in Superior Court.

 

2017 Winter CPI Program

Please register to attend this event:



Please choose the session (s) you would like to attend:

APPELLATE COURT ROUND-UP
Thursday, February 2, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Show More
THE INTERSECTION OF EDUCATION AND JUSTICE: OVERCOMING BARRIERS FACING OLDER STUDENTS INVOLVED IN DC’S JUVENILE AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS
Thursday, February 9, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Show More
WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU GET A DNA CASE
Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Show More
HOT TOPICS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF VIDEO IN TRAFFIC CASES
Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Show More
K-2, SPICE, BIZARRO: THESE RELATIVELY NEW SUBSTANCES PRESENT A HOST OF LEGAL ISSUES THAT DIFFER FROM THOSE THAT ARISE IN YOUR AVERAGE DRUG CASE. THIS SESSION WILL OUTLINE THE FACTS, THE LAW, AND THE TACTICS NECESSARY TO MASTER IN ORDER TO REPRESENT A CLIENT FACING A CHARGE INVOLVING SYNTHETIC CANNABINOIDS IN SUPERIOR COURT.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. | Show More