Practical advice on writing briefs, emphasizing suggestions and pet peeves from the people who grade our papers: appellate judges.
Jay R. Brandon,
San Antonio, TX
What to do—and what not to do—during oral arguments, from the perspective of the people who have to listen to you, the judges on our appellate courts.
State Prosecuting Attorney - Austin, TX
This presentation will demonstrate why perfecting and prosecuting a criminal appeal is uncomplicated and fun. It will also make you a better trial lawyer.
Warren L. Clark,
What’s recent, or under consideration for the future, in procedures for new trials, appeals, and habeas corpus after conviction.
Court Of Criminal Appeals - Austin, TX
Practical and important insights into the operation of the intermediate courts in criminal cases throughout the state.
Hon. John T. Boyd,
7th Court Of Appeals, Retired - Amarillo, TX
Molly Francis, 5th Court Of Appeals - Dallas, TX
Hon. Ken Law, 3rd Court Of Appeals - Austin, TX
Brian Quinn, Seventh Court Of Appeals - Amarillo, TX
Tim Taft, 1st Court Of Appeals - Houston, TX
An update of all recent United States Supreme Court cases dealing with criminal law.
Gary A. Udashen,
Sorrels & Udashen - Dallas, TX
A review of the history of “Anders” briefs and of the procedures utilized in Texas where counsel considers an appeal to be frivolous.
David A. Schulman,
Law Office Of David Schulman - Austin, TX
A look back at key developments at the Court of Criminal Appeals over the past year, and a look ahead to what’s likely in store over the next year.
Matthew W. Paul,
This presentation will cover issues related to the topics of motions for rehearing and abatement.
Assistant District Attorney - Georgetown, TX
Getting started, how to get going, be profitable and stay afloat in a criminal law practice.
Richard J. Segura Jr.,
This topic examines the legal authority and practical considerations involved in a decision to pursue a State’s appeal.
Bexar County District Attorney's Office - San Antonio, TX
New developments and a review of “old” law regarding the use of writs to put matters before appellate courts, with a particular emphasis on writs as a means of pretrial “appeal.”
University Of Texas School Of Law - Campus Mail, D1800
1.00 hr ethics
A discussion of key ethical issues confronting criminal law bar, including client confidentiality, fees, prosecution obligations, candor with the court, presentation of false evidence, Brady issues, and a discussion of common ethical pitfalls and traps for prosecution and defense bars.
Ronald L. Goranson,
A leading defense attorney discusses pitfalls, strategies and best approaches to preserving error, making the record, and getting the Judge to rule.
Randolph Lee Schaffer Jr.,
0.50 hr ethics
A media savvy panel—with substantial experience trying and covering high-profile cases—discuss strategies for effective client representation, professional responsibility and ethical issues in balancing duties to court and client.
Russell Hardin Jr.,
Rusty Hardin & Assoc, P.C. - Houston, TX
Kelly J. Siegler, Houston, TX
Clara Tuma, KVUE - Austin, TX
Brian W. Wice, Houston, TX
0.25 hr ethics
This session covers actual innocence remedies including pending legislation and training options; the clemency alternative and process; and related ethical issues.
William P. Allison,
University Of Texas School Of Law - Campus Mail
Hon. Barbara P. Hervey, Texas Court Of Criminal Appeals - Austin, TX
How to screen the case from precedent and draft the DNA motion that will get the test.
Tarrant County Crim Das Ofc - Fort Worth, TX
E. G. (Gerry) Morris, Austin, TX