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  • Criminal Justice Section Meeting (SCR190923): Navigating the Prison Medical System

    2019-09-23

    Speakers DeVaughn Ward, Ward Law LLC Ken Krayeske, Kenneth J. Krayeske Law Offices Program Description The criminal system often encounters medical issues with defendants from initial appearance and bond issues until after they are incarcerated. Frequently, we practitioners will not fully understand what happens behind DOC doors. Attorneys Ward and Krayeske will share, based on their experience, h…
  • Understanding the Beginnings of a Federal Criminal Case CLE (EDU191120)

    2019-11-20

    This seminar will help criminal lawyers and civil attorneys who have clients who walk in with a target letter or subpoena. The seminar deals with ethical issues when representing the company but are asked to assist with criminal representation of the employee for company conduct.
  • Federal Criminal Defense Practice Primer for State Court Practitioners CLE (EDU190530)

    2019-05-30

    Shipman and Goodwin partner, Morgan Rueckert, will offer guidance to criminal defense attorneys looking to take on their first federal case. Topics will include a primer of sentencing guidelines, dealing with settlement conferences, and negotiating cooperating agreements and plea bargains.
  • How to Run an Ethical Criminal Defense Practice CLE (EDU190425)

    2019-04-25

    Former Chief Disciplinary Counsel Patricia King and criminal defense practitioner Matt Berger will discuss ethical issues specifically related to the criminal defense practice. Attorney King will provide the book and legal version of everyday issues that face the criminal defense bar, and Attorney Berger will discuss implementing those rules into everyday practice. Including, criminal retainer agr…
  • Criminal Justice Section Meeting: with Speaker Superior Judge Trial Refree Jon Blue (SCR190516)

    2019-05-16

    (This meeting was postponed from 4/4/19. If you were registered for that meeting, your registration will automatically roll over to this meeting, unless, you requested a refund. Please check the "Show Registrations" button above to see if you're already registered.) Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the Constitution of 1818 but were Afraid to Ask Speaker Superior Judge Trial Referee J…
  • Criminal Justice Section Meeting (SCJ190307)

    2019-03-07

    Speech and the Criminal Law: When is Speech Protected Under the First Amendment or Not Protected and Subject to Criminal Liability? Speaker:  Hon. Hope Seeley Judge Hope Seeley graduated from U Conn with a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude in May 1986 and earned her Juris Doctor with honors from U Conn School of Law in 1989. She was confirmed as a Judge of the Superior Court in 2013, is cur…
  • What Every Divorce Lawyer Needs to Know about Criminal Court CLE (EDU190328)

    2019-03-28

    Unfortunately, sometimes clients going through a divorce or other family law crises wind up with a concurrent criminal case. A divorce attorney needs to understand the ramifications of criminal court orders and consequences to effectively give advice in cases where there may be competing and divergent interests at play.
  • Criminal Justice Section Meeting (SCJ181206)

    2018-12-06

    Speakers: Moira Buckley, former Chair of the Criminal Justice Section and Assistant Public Defender in the state system, now Assistant Federal Public Defender, Hartford Leonard Boyle,former CT Deputy Chief State’s Attorney and Commissioner of Department of Public Safety, now First Assistant U.S. Attorney, New Haven Program Description: The speakers will discuss their extensive experience in both …
  • Administrative Hearings Under the Connecticut UAPA: Basic Tools and Case Update CLE (EAL181207)

    2018-12-07

    The program will cover the Fundamentals of Administrative Law Under the CT Uniform Administrative Act Connecticut General Statutes § 4-183.
  • Criminal Justice Section: Lawyering in Criminal Courts: The View from the Bench (SCJ181015)

    2018-10-15

    Speakers: The Hon. Michael Sheldon, Appellate Court The Hon. Joan Alexander, Superior Court The Hon. Courtney Chaplin, Superior Court Program Description: A panel discussion of distinguished jurists from the Superior Court G.A., Part A. and the Connecticut Appellate Court. Featuring Judge Michael Sheldon, Judge Joan K. Alexander and Judge Courtney Chaplin.  Join us for a discussion about st…
  • Criminal Justice Section: How Everything Became a Federal Crime and How to Fix It (SCJ180920)

    2018-09-20

    Speaker Michael Chase Shipman & Goodwin Program Description Attorney Michael Chase, the founder of the "Crime a Day" Twitter account, Aspen Scholar and Associate at Shipman & Goodwin, will present on the expansion of federal criminal law and its implications on the criminal justice system and society at large.
  • Is This Right?: Ethics Issues for Criminal and Small Firm Attorneys CLE (EYL181203)

    2018-12-03

    Criminal defense and small/solo law firm practices (which often go together) are both susceptible to unusual clients and cases. Unusual clients and cases can create potential ethical issues that attorneys in those fields need to be ready for. Come hear discussions from experienced ethics professionals on what issues to watch, and how to handle them.
  • The Essentials of Cannabis Law CLE (EMM181025)

    2018-10-25

    The regulation of cannabis is evolving at a rapid pace. This program will give you an overview of the current situation, from both the civil and criminal perspective.
  • Raising the Bar: A Bench-Bar Symposium on Professionalism CLE (EPC181102)

    2018-11-02

    A symposium developed by the CBA Standing Committee on Professionalism to bring together members of the bench and bar in a collaborative effort to identify and discuss how to maintain and elevate the level of professionalism in the practice of law.
  • Criminal Justice Section
    The Criminal Justice Section provides a forum for judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys to exchange ideas about criminal law, present speakers to the section on topics that impact the practice, and provide input to the state and federal legislatures regarding proposed bills.