Resources

Procedural Issues

Accommodation: Client Needs Accommodation GR 33

This WDA Practice Advisory discusses the procedure and includes links to the form for seeking an accommodation for a client to access the courts pursuant to GR 33.

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Interview of Witness Prior to Trial (10.2014)

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Right to Present a defense (8.2017)

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Constitutional Jury Deliberation – 09.07.18

This WDA Practice Advisory includes a Sample Jury Instruction and Sample Polling Question to ensure that all jurors are present when the jury deliberates.

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Disqualifying Prosecutors

This advisory discusses bases for moving to disqualify a prosecutor.

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Opposing Trial Taxes: Challenging the State’s Motion to Amend (8.2017)

This Practice Advisory discusses St. v. Lamb and other caselaw as well as potential strategies for defenders when challenging the State’s motion to amend up. State v. Lamb. Thanks to Daron Morris.

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Former Client Wants File: Post Conviction Obligation of Trial Counsel(9.2018)

This advisory discusses what counsel must do when a former client wants his file and other ethical obligations when former client is seeking post conviction relief.

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The Right To Proceed Pro Se And The Role Of Standby Counsel (12.2016)

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Standby Counsel And Pre-Trial Assistance (12.2016)

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Statute of Limitations- Lesser Offenses (1.2014)

This advisory addresses how to determine if the statute of limitation has run for a lesser offense.

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