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Conference on Criminal Appeals

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

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. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.25 | 2.25 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
Juvenile Law
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Authentication of Electronic Evidence

STUDIO WEBCAST – May 4, 2018

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (1.00 hr) Streaming live from our studios, join Pierre Grosdidier and learn how to authenticate electronic evidence without having to rely on an expert.     If you cannot watch the entire webcast at its scheduled time, register now and view the recording and eCourse when it is available in “Your Briefcase” after the webcast.  Earn CLE credit (in TX and CA) on your time! more »

Total Credit Hours:
1.00    Credit Info
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Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Austin – Jun 14-15, 2018 – AT&T Conference Center

UT Law's Conference on State and Federal Appeals – designed for advanced-level civil appellate practitioners – has earned a reputation as the premier program on appellate practice and procedure in Texas and is the annual gathering of state and federal appellate judges. Now in its 28th year, this conference is a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners. Highlights include: A Networking Reception on Thursday evening to connect with colleagues and members of the judiciary – new this year! Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Justice Paul, W. Green, Justice Eva Guzman, and Justice James “Jimmy” Blacklock about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners. Insight into How the Supreme Court of Texas Operates Today, including what practitioners and their clients need to know about changes to the Court’s internal procedures. A survey of the precedent on Rule 91(a) Dismissals and Appeals, and tips for trial-court and appellate practice. Guidance on effective Oral Argument from Both Sides, with perspective from Hon. William J. Boyce, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, Houston, TX, and Robert M. "Randy" Roach Jr., Roach & Newton, L.L.P., Houston, TX. Friday afternoon’s traditional Luncheon with the Judiciary, where attendees can engage in relaxed conversation with members of the state and federal judiciary. Also new this year, attendees will receive a bonus eCourse after the conference, affording them the opportunity to earn their full 15.0/3.0 Texas MCLE credit hours for the year! more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 2.75 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Civil Appellate Law
Civil Trial Law
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
Family Law
Personal Injury Trial Law
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Appellate - Civil and Criminal

When Error is Harmful in the Eye of the Beholder

Sharon McCally
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 10 pgs
$25
Audio – 30 mins
$10
Paper – 10 pgs preview Audio preview

Lawyer Wellness: It Is All About You

Chris Ritter, Cameron Vann
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 25 pgs
$25
Slides – 13 pgs
$5
Audio – 45 mins
$10
Paper – 25 pgs preview Slides – 13 pgs preview Audio preview

Ethics Emergency Survival Kit

Scott Rothenberg
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 40 pgs
$25
Slides – 43 pgs
$25
Audio – 29 mins
$10
Paper – 40 pgs preview Slides – 43 pgs preview Audio preview

Family Law Appeals

Mary Evelyn McNamara, Richel Rivers
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 15 pgs
$25
Slides – 10 pgs
$5
Audio – 29 mins
$10
Paper – 15 pgs preview Slides – 10 pgs preview Audio preview

The Common Law Is Not Dead

David Keltner
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 27 pgs
$25
Slides – 21 pgs
$5
Audio – 30 mins
$10
Paper – 27 pgs preview Slides – 21 pgs preview Audio preview

Statutory Interpretation

Scott A. Brister, Philip Durst, Lenzi Sheible
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 37 pgs
$25
Slides – 21 pgs
$5
Slides – 9 pgs
$5
Audio – 43 mins
$10
Paper – 37 pgs preview Slides – 21 pgs preview Audio preview

Evidence/Procedure Quiz

Steven Goode
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Slides – 30 pgs
$25
Audio – 26 mins
$10
Slides – 30 pgs preview Audio preview

Legal Malpractice and Breach of Fiduciary Duty Update

Michael W. Eady, Jeffrey S. Levinger
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 22 pgs
$25
Slides – 22 pgs
$5
Audio – 34 mins
$10
Paper – 22 pgs preview Slides – 22 pgs preview Audio preview

Breakfast Buffet: Interlocutory Appeals, Summary Judgments, and the Impact of Early Dismissals on Appellate Dockets

Michael A. Heidler, Zachary J. Howe, Lisa D. Kinzer, Richard B. Phillips Jr., Michael Schneider, Amanda G. Taylor
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 81 pgs
$25
Paper – 22 pgs
$25
Paper – 12 pgs
$25
Slides – 10 pgs
$5
Slides – 9 pgs
$5
Slides – 8 pgs
$5
Audio – 27 mins
$10
Paper – 22 pgs preview Paper – 81 pgs preview Paper – 12 pgs preview Slides – 10 pgs preview Audio preview

Attorneys' Fees Update

Polly Fohn, Anne M. Johnson
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 26 pgs
$25
Slides – 18 pgs
$5
Audio – 29 mins
$10
Paper – 26 pgs preview Slides – 18 pgs preview Audio preview
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