Death Penalty 2017
Plus OPTIONAL CLE on Thursday Evening (see below for details)
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Thursday, April 20 - (OPTIONAL EVENT - 1.0 ethics hour for attendance at this presentation; there is an additional fee to attend).
7:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner & Presentation - "Ethical Challenges of Representing Clients with Mental, Emotional and Cognitive Impairments" – Vicki Jayne, Asheville
Cash Bar 7:00 pm; Dinner 7:30 pm; Presentation 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday, April 21
Registration for Death Penalty 2017 includes seminar materials (via electronic link) and 6.25 CLE hours.
TOPICS & SPEAKERS
8:00 am Welcome
Michael Driver, Deputy Capital Defender, Durham
Rob Sharpe, Capital Defender, Durham
9:00 am Record Preservation
G. Glenn Gerding, Appellate Defender, Durham
9:30 am Dealing with Difficult Clients and Thoughts on State v. Ali
Phoebe Dee, Assistant Public Defender, Pittsboro
Kara Richards-Baker, Hillsborough
Frank Wells, Megerian & Wells, Asheboro
10:30 am Break
10:45 am Capital Case Funding
Thomas K. Maher, Executive Director of Indigent Defense Services
11:15 am Perserving the Record: A Court Reporter's View
Ranae McDermott, President, NC Association of Court Reporters
11:30 am Introduction to Symore Method of Capital Jury Selection
Robert Trenkle, Edwards & Trenkle, Pittsboro
12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15 pm Why Your Client Doesn't Havea Personality Disorder, But You Might
A Nationally Known Forensic Expert
2:00 pm Understanding and Using Rule 702
Tony Buzzard, The Buzzard Law Firm, Lillington
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm Changing the Story
Don Beskind, Professor, Duke University School of Law, Durham
4:00 pm Updates on Secondary Trauma: Capital Litigation Project
S. Mark Rabil, Professor & Director of Innocence & Justice Clinic, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem
5:00 pm Adjourn
All of our seminar materials are PAPERLESS! Please be on the lookout for an email 72 hours prior to the seminar that includes an electronic link to the seminar materials to download and print. Paper copies of the manuscript are available for an additional $35 and must be pre-ordered. You will receive them when you check-in to the seminar. Paper copies must be ordered by April 13th. This option will not be available after this date; extra copies will not be available for purchase on-site.
Sheraton Four Seasons
3121 High Point Rd
Cancellations received one week prior to the seminar date are refunded less a $35 service charge. Refunds cannot be given after this date. Substitutions are welcomed and may be made until the date of the seminar. For registrants who wish to transfer their registration to another NCAJ seminar, transfer requests received by 12:00 noon the third working day prior to the seminar are subject to a $50 transfer fee. Transfer requests received after this time are subject to a $110 transfer fee. Registrations may be transferred once and only to seminars scheduled through June 30, 2016.
800.688.1413 or 919.832.1413