Basics of Criminal Law for the Criminal & Civil Lawyer
Friday, March 15, 2013
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Are you beginning a career in criminal law; either prosecution or defense? Are you a civil law practitioner looking to expand your practice to include representation of criminal defendants? Or are you an established criminal law practitioner looking for updates and practice pointers from highly regarded colleagues? This program will provide you with invaluable substantive knowledge and practical skills advice: from taking the initial phone call, to arraignment and Grand Jury practice, and all the way to plea bargaining.
A faculty of seasoned practitioners will discuss:
This comprehensive introductory program is invaluable for the new criminal law practitioner and the civil law practitioner who handles the occasional criminal case. Don't miss this opportunity to learn the fundamentals from well-respected criminal law practitioners. Register today!
8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 - 9:10 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
9:10 - 10:00 a.m. What
Happens When I Get the Call?
10:00 - 10:50 a.m. Rules of Evidence
10:50 - 11:05 a.m. Coffee break
11:05 - 11:55 a.m. The Grand Jury (Prosecution focus)
11:55 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 - 1:50 p.m. Ethics Problems for
1:50 - 2:40 p.m. Effective Discovery
2:40 - 2:50 p.m. Refreshment break
2:50 - 3:40 p.m. Grand Jury Practice (Defense
3:40 - 4:30 p.m. The Art of Plea Bargaining
4:30 p.m. Adjournment
Total MCLE Credits: 7.0 (4.0 Skills; 2.0 Areas of Professional Practice; 1.0 Ethics)
DirectionsNorth: Take 95 South onto Cross Bronx Expressway to exit (Henry Hudson Pkwy South). Drive down to 42nd Street, then make right onto Broadway. Take it down to 32nd and Broadway.South: Take 95 North onto the NJ Turnpike. Follow directions into the Lincoln Tunnel. When exiting the Tunnel, follow signs to 34th Street Exit. Drive East to 7th Avenue. Make a right on 7th Avenue and drive to 32nd Street and make a left go down one 1/2 block to Broadway. The hotel is on the cornerof 32nd Street.West: Route 80 to New Jersey Turnpike South. Follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel. When exiting the Tunnel, follow signs to 34th Street Exit. Drive East to 7th Avenue. Make a right on 7th Avenue and drive to 32nd Street, then make left go down one 1/2 blocks to Broadway. The hotel is on the corner of 32nd and Broadway.East: Take LI Expressway into Queens. Exit at the Midtown Tunnel. Follow signs to 34th Street exit. Go west to 5th Avenue turn left. Go down to 33rd Street. Turn right on 33rd Street go down one block to Broadway make right. Go one block to 32nd Street. The hotel is on the corner of 32nd and Broadway.
The last day to pre-register online was March 14, 2013.
Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities: