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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Live Webcast – May 6, 2020

UT Law CLE's 2020 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals will be live online on May 6, 2020! Due to the suspension of all in-person events this spring, we have modified this year’s agenda to bring you a one-day, live virtual conference online, with presentations featuring members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas, plus prosecutors and defense attorneys, for balanced discussions and insights into current issues facing the criminal justice system. This year’s virtual conference includes: In-depth review of significant decisions from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals from the past year. Real world tips, suggestions and insights for litigating writ claims at every step in the process, from preliminary investigation, to trial court, to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, with Practical Tips from Writ Litigators. Insight into the digital revolution with Appellate Practice in the Digital Age. Legal writing tips and tricks with How to Write Plainly, with Professor Wayne Schiess. Registrants can fulfill their entire annual MCLE requirement in Texas and earn up to 15.00 hrs /3.00 hrs ethics for the year. Earn up to 7.50 hours of MCLE credit (including 0.50 hours of ethics) during the live virtual conference on May 6th. Plus, receive a bonus eSupplement containing an additional 7.50 hours of MCLE (including 2.50 hours of ethics) to complete your annual requirement on your time.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 7.50 | 0.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – The Westin Galleria Houston – Sep 12-13, 2019

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 6th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations, with: Opening Keynote Presentation by Matt Miner, Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the DOJ’s Criminal Division In-depth, practical and timely discussions, including: Tailoring Internal Investigations to be More Efficient and Cost Effective Financial Fraud Enforcement: A Look Around the Corner FCPA Issues and Developments The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media Criminal Developments Whistleblower Issues and Best Practices Representation of Multiple Parties: Ethical and Practical Considerations Plus insight from top-level practitioners, in-house counsel and government officials, and invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Luncheon and Evening Reception.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.25 | 3.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – May 1-3, 2019

UT Law CLE's 2019 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for balanced discussions and insights into current issues facing the criminal justice system. 2019 highlights include: In-depth reviews of significant decisions from both the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court from the past year. Guidance on working with conviction integrity units, filing and responding to ineffective assistance of counsel claims, and preparing for oral argument. Practical advice on Effective and Persuasive Briefing from both sides of the bar, along with tips from UT Law’s Professor Wayne Schiess for achieving concision in all your drafting. A deep dive into the Michael Morton Act, including the nuts and bolts of changing discovery obligations and their intersection with obligations under Brady and the Disciplinary Rules. The opportunity to earn 12.75 hours of MCLE credit (including 1.50 hours of ethics) while networking with your fellow practitioners and members of the judiciary. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing an additional 2.25 hours of MCLE (including 1.50 hours of ethics) to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.75 | 1.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – The Westin Dallas Downtown – Sep 20-21, 2018

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 5th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. The Institute offers a collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials, including: Opening Keynote Presentation by Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Kit Addleman, Partner with Haynes and Boone, LLP and former Regional Director of the SEC’s Atlanta Office Erin Neely Cox, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Patrick K. Craine, Deputy GC and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Chesapeake Energy Corporation Jason S. Flemmons, Sr. Managing Director with Ankura Consulting Group, and former Deputy Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Brian K. Kidd, Assistant Chief of the DOJ’s Securities and Financial Fraud Unit Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and longest consecutively-serving U.S. Attorney Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Regional Director of the SEC's Fort Worth Office With in-depth, practical and timely discussions, including: Changes to the Enforcement Space: The In-House Counsel’s Perspective Effective Management of Internal Investigations Financial Fraud Enforcement Trends Coping with Data Management: Tips for In-House Counsel False Claims Act Developments Cybersecurity: The Latest Strategies for Responding to Ransomware and Other Incidents Plus invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Luncheon and Evening Reception.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 3.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin – AT&T Conference Center – May 2-4, 2018

UT Law's 2018 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for discussions on current issues facing the criminal justice system.   Highlights include: Tips on Avoiding the Dreaded Non-Compliant “White Card” with a step-by-step walk through of TRAP Rule 73 and 11.07 habeas application compliance. Analysis of legislative and rule changes affecting appellate practitioners, including HB34. Legal writing tips and tricks with Six (or More) Techniques for Readable, Persuasive Sentences and How to Improve Your Brief Writing. Guidance on how to prosecute and defend motions for a new trial from both sides of the aisle. Insight into Maintaining Your Credibility in Court, with discussion of creativity versus credibility and how to zealously advocate for your client without falling on your face. Reviews of significant decisions from both the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Updates on Brady case law and its associated ethical provisions, and an examination of significant decisions handed down since the Michael Morton Act. The opportunity to earn 13.25 hours of MCLE (including 2.25 hours of ethics) while networking with your fellow practitioners and members of the judiciary. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eCourse containing an additional 1.75 hours of MCLE (including 0.75 hours of ethics) to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.0/3.0 MCLE hours for the year.

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.25 | 2.25 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – Hotel Derek – Oct 26-27, 2017

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 4th Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—one of the premier enforcement programs in the country. Hear from some of the nation’s most prominent authorities on key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. The Institute offers collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials, including: Keynote Presentation by Benjamin D. Singer, Deputy Chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section Audrey T. Andrews, SVP and GC for Tenet Healthcare Corporation Kara Novaco Brockmeyer, Partner with Debevoise & Plimpton, and former Chief of the SEC Enforcement Division’s FCPA Unit Patrick K. Craine, Deputy GC and Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for Chesapeake Energy Corporation Charles E. Duross, Partner with Morrison & Foerster LLP, and former Deputy Chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section Jason S. Flemmons, Sr. Managing Director with Ankura Consulting Group, and former Deputy Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and longest consecutively-serving U.S. Attorney Michael F. Maloney, Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement Paul E. Pelletier, Partner with Pepper Hamilton LLP, and former Principal Deputy Chief of the DOJ’s Fraud Section Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Regional Director of the SEC's Fort Worth Office With in-depth, practical and timely discussions, including: The Administration’s Shifting Priorities: What’s Hot, What’s Not and What You Need to Know Financial Fraud Enforcement: Public Companies, the SEC and the DOJ Handling Environmental Actions: The General Counsel’s Perspective Healthcare Enforcement Issues: Civil and Criminal Developments FCPA: Perspectives from the Top The General Counsel and the Compliance Function: A Marriage Made In… Plus invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Networking Luncheon and Evening Reception

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 11.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin – Austin Marriott South – May 10-12, 2017

UT Law's biennial Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for discussions on current issues facing the criminal system. 2017 program highlights include: Significant decisions and updates from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court in the last year Emerging Issues in PDRs with Stacey Soule, Office of the State Prosecuting Attorney, and Gary Hart, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals An exploration of legal issues in actual innocence claims, with particular focus on false evidence leading to wrongful convictions and wrongful convictions based on invalid scientific testimony Techniques on writing effective briefs in Legal Writing: Clearly Using Intensifiers is Literally a Crime Investigating, developing, and prosecuting ineffective assistance of counsel claims in post-conviction litigation How to raise and defend disclosure issues in a post-Michael Morton Act world with Patricia Cummings, The Law Offices of Patricia Cummings, and Bill Wirskye, Collin County District Attorney's Office An examination of the ethical considerations facing attorneys in post-conviction representation with Hon. Michael Keasler, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Houston – Hotel Derek – Sep 29-30, 2016

Don’t miss The University of Texas School of Law’s 3rd Annual Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI)—quickly becoming one of the premier enforcement programs in the country.   The Institute brings together a nationally recognized faculty to discuss key issues and strategies for protecting companies and executives in government investigations. It provides a unique collegial forum for in-house counsel and practitioners to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, EPA, and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice in handling a government investigation.  Just a few of this year's UTGEI highlights include: In-House Counsel’s Effective Management of Investigations, provides key considerations for conducting and managing internal investigations and collaborating with external counsel and includes representatives from NIKE, Inc., Chesapeake Energy Corporation, and (formerly) BP. SEC Priorities: The Year Past, The Year Ahead featuring Scott Friestad, Associate Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, and Shamoil T. Shipchandler, Director of the SEC’s Fort Worth Regional Office. Punishing Corporations Isn’t Enough: The Government’s Push to Prosecute Individuals, moderated by Jim Letten, Senior Counsel with Butler Snow LLP, and former U.S. Attorney, looks at the implications of the Yates Memo and increased efforts to prosecute individuals in corporate fraud cases. Surviving Internal Investigation and Prosecution with former GC of a major technology firm, Kent Roberts, discusses the dynamics of an internal investigation including Roberts’ own experience being indicted by the SEC during the options backdating scandal. Cybersecurity for Business Infrastructure with information security and cyber risk leads from Chevron and Calpine Corporation. When Bad Things Happen to Good Companies: Managing Catastrophic Environmental Risks, features EPA Regional Counsel, James O’Rourke Payne, and LyondellBasell Lead Counsel, Steve Cook, and discusses essential preparations and post-incident strategies for managing an environmental crisis. Whistleblowers: The Challenges for In-House Counsel provides key strategies and considerations for successfully navigating the challenges posed to companies by whistleblowers. Corporate Families, Board Committees and the Ethical Issues They Present with Randall M. Ebner, Assistant General Counsel with Exxon Mobil Corporations, and John K. Villa of Williams & Connolly LLP uses a hypothetical scenario to highlight the ethical problems and professional conflicts for corporate lawyers who advise companies and boards.   Plus invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Thursday Networking Luncheon and Evening Reception    

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 10.75 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin – Radisson Hotel and Suites, Austin-Downtown – May 27-29, 2015

UT Law's biennial Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for discussions on current issues facing the criminal system. 2015 program highlights include: Significant decisions and updates from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and U.S. Supreme Court in the last year An overview of the law and procedures regarding Texas state writs from the perspective of the practitioner and the court Techniques on writing effective briefs due to the change in reading habits, workload and legal sophistication of the appellate judicial audience in the 21st century An appellate specialist with experience from both sides of the bench provides effective tips for oral argument Court of Appeals Judicial Panel Experts provide appellate tips from both sides of the criminal bar with tips on how to make briefs interesting and easier to understand without offending the opposing side Earn up to 2.50 hours of ethics including lessons learned from the Michael Morton case, scientific evidence and the popular Reel Legal Ethics, featuring ethical legal dilemmas depicted in various movie scenes

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.25 | 2.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law
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Government Enforcement Institute

Dallas – Belo Mansion – May 13-14, 2015

Join a national faculty of government officials, private practitioners and general counsel for The University of Texas School of Law 2015 Government Enforcement Institute (UTGEI). The Institute provides a unique collegial forum for practitioners and in-house counsel to engage with high-level current and former government officials from the SEC, DOJ, CFPB, FTC and other authorities with an enforcement mandate. Hear the latest enforcement trends, risk areas and judicial and legislative developments, as well as indispensable insight and practical advice on key stages and considerations during a government investigation.    UTGEI program highlights include: Andrew Ceresney, Director of Enforcement for the SEC, opens with the Keynote Presentation, The SEC’s Cooperation Program:  Reflections on Five Years of Experience The Company in Crisis: Talking to Investors, Regulators and the Media provides best practices for crisis communication, including strategies for dealing with the media, investors and the public, featuring Audrey T. Andrews, General Counsel, Tenet Healthcare Examination of the role of the corporate board in a government investigation with Robb Voyles, General Counsel, Halliburton The SEC’s new emphasis on accounting fraud, featuring David Woodcock, Regional Director SEC A look at the SEC’s recent focus on attorney disciplinary actions with former U.S. Attorney, Jim Letten and SEC Associate Director for Enforcement, Scott Friestad “The Lightning Round” updates on current priorities and actions from the SEC, FTC, CFTC, DOJ and CFPB Discussion of the role of the external auditor and key considerations during an investigation featuring Claudius B. Modesti, Director of Enforcement at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Cybersecurity: Proactive Steps to Minimize Liability An overview of key recent cases and legislative developments Invaluable networking opportunities to interact with speakers and attendees, including the Wednesday Networking Luncheon and Evening Reception  

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 10.75 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Administrative Law, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin – Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol – May 8-10, 2013

This biennial conference features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for discussions on current issues facing the criminal system. Program highlights include: • Significant Decisions of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, United States Supreme Court Update, plus Court of Appeals and CCA Judicial Panels • Appellate Tips from the Experts including a follow-on moderated question and answer session • Daubert: The Scientific Method and Expert Testimony in Criminal Cases, and Innocence as a Gateway to Post-Conviction Writs • Practical tips and tricks from the experts on eFiling, creating appellate briefs, pattern jury charges, differences in juvenile appeal cases, pre-trial appeals, writs, trial objections and preservation of error, rehearings, and PDRs • Earn up to 2 hours of ethics

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 12.00 | 2.00 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specializations:
    Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Law
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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin – Radisson Hotel and Suites on Town Lake – May 18-20, 2011

This bi-annual conference features members of the Court of Criminal Appeals and judges from the intermediate courts around Texas joining prosecutors and defense attorneys for discussions on current issues facing the criminal system. Program highlights include: • Updates on CCA and Supreme Court decisions, pending legislation before the Texas Legislature, and the new Rules of Appellate Procedure • In-depth coverage of the Fourth Amendment and its application to digital evidence, plus proposed changes before Congress • A panel discussion of the pitfalls of sex cases involving minors • Practical advice from experts on writs, motions for a new trial, filing petitions for discretionary review, oral arguments, preservation of error, and writing persuasive briefs • Ethics for the Appellate Practitioner • Numerous networking opportunities including Thursday’s lunch

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 13.00 | 1.50 ethics
  • Credit Info
  • Specialization:
    Criminal Law
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