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Posted by Shelly Twining on Friday, September 2, 2016 - 11:47

The link below will provide you with all information, including the schedule of dates, registration information and agenda, for the video replay of the 2016 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar.

Posted by Shelly Twining on Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 15:37

The Federal Criminal Practice Seminar will be held on August 19, 2016, at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Assoc., 1375 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114.  See attached brochure for more information and registration form.

Federal Criminal Practice Seminar 2016

Posted by Shelly Twining on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 15:41

A committee, appointed by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, has concluded its series of seven hearings which included over 100 hours of testimony from federal defenders, panel attorneys, judges, prosecutors, advocacy groups and academics. This is the first comprehensive look at the federal public defender system in 20 years. The committee will now review all of the information it has received and issue a report and recommendations in April, 2017.  Click here to read the full article...

Posted by Shelly Twining on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 16:27

A free one hour CLE is scheduled for March 30, 2016, at 12 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the Cleveland Courthouse-Courtroom 17B (Live), Akron (Jury Assembly Room 578), Toledo (Jury Assembly Room 304) and Youngstown (Jury Assembly Room 345). The speaker is  Abbe Smith, Director, Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic and Professor of Law at Georgetown Law.  Professor Smith will discuss her book "How Can You Not Defend Those People?"  

Please contact Christine Sason for advance registration at (216)861-3689 or at christine_sason@fd.org