Resources

Misdemeanors Training

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Emerging Issues in Criminal Defense and Helping Defenders Rise Above Longstanding Challenges

This CLE addresses challenging aspects of criminal defense including issues specific to clients with mental health problems, laws on youth, legal and practical sides of using demonstrative aids during voir dire, and much more.

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Representing Youth and Emerging Adults in Misdemeanor Courts (10.27.17)

This CLE focuses on understanding the neuroscience related to adolescent and young adult brains and using it in courts of limited jurisdiction.

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Challenging Search Warrants (10.20.17)

Training on the mechanics of a 3.6 hearing challenging a search warrant as well as the legal requirements for a valid search warrant.

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The Writ of Habeas Corpus: A Defender’s Sword (08.11.17) — Video

This CLE covers the writ of habeas corpus, an appeal remedy available to defenders practicing in Courts of Limited Jurisdiction.

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2017 Defender Conference: Taking Advocacy to the Next Level–Video

Two day conference relevant to all practice areas.

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Defense Tune Up – Gonzaga University School of Law (11.04.16)

This CLE covers topics of special interest including: changes to DUI statutes and DUI case law, the ethical use of social media as a toll for investigation and litigation, how to litigate race, and much more.

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Defending Immigrant Clients with Mental Illness (10.7.16)

This program provides a snapshot of basic immigration law for defenders, with a focus on the mental health ground of inadmissibility.

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Consequences of Conviction: How Criminal, Juvenile & Dependency Attorneys Can Work Together to Help Keep Families Intact (09.30.16)

This training provides concrete strategies for criminal, juvenile and dependency attorneys to support their clients with children in order to reduce the likelihood of termination of parental rights.

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Firearms Part 2: Gunshot Residue and Toolmarks for Criminal Defense Lawyers and Investigators (08.26.16)

A continuation to “Firearms Part 1: Fundamentals of Function and Forensics for Criminal Defense Lawyers”, this webinar will pick up where we left off: the forensics!

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Relating Medical Diagnoses to DUIs (07.29.16)

This webinar discuss the effects of medical illnesses and medications on the evidence police gather when investigating DUIs and explain how an attorney for an ill client may be able to attack that evidence.

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