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Conference on Criminal Appeals

Austin - CANCELLED – May 6-8, 2020 – AT&T Conference Center
Live Webcast – May 6-8, 2020

UT Law CLE's 2020 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. 2020 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. Explore 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 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 and Improve Your Legal Writing, with Professor Kamela Bridges. A deep dive into the ethical dimensions of ineffective assistance of counsel and prosecutorial misconduct claims, as well as best practices on how to handle these claims. Earn up to 13.25 hours of MCLE credit (including 2.25 hours of ethics) while networking with your fellow practitioners and members of the judiciary. ** NEW THIS YEAR! Join your colleagues and conference faculty at the Wednesday Evening Opening Reception, hosted by the State Bar of Texas Appellate Section. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing an additional 1.75 hours of MCLE (including 0.75 hours of ethics) to ensure practitioners can earn their required 15.00/3.00 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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Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Austin – Jun 4-5, 2020 – AT&T Conference Center

UT Law CLE'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 a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners. 2020 highlights include: Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Justices, including Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners. Updates on recent opinions from the Texas Supreme Court, U.S. Supreme Court, and Fifth Circuit on contract issues, attorney’s fees, advanced personal jurisdiction, and certification. Tips for using visuals to transform briefs and writing effective replies, in addition to the findings included in the 2020 Texas Appellate Judicial Survey. Insight into Preparing for and Delivering an Effective Appellate Argument from Michael Dreeben, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, Washington, DC. 2.50 hours of ethics, including presentations on Standards for Appellate Conduct, Courts Respond to #MeToo, and the always popular Ethics Game Show. Multiple networking opportunities to connect with fellow colleagues and members of the judiciary, including Thursday’s Evening Reception and Friday’s Luncheon with the Judiciary. Following the conference, attendees will receive a bonus eSupplement containing up to an additional 2.00 hours of MCLE (including 0.50 hour of ethics) to ensure practitioners can earn their full 15.00/3.00 Texas MCLE hours for the year! more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 2.50 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

Supreme Court of Texas Update

Jeff Boyd, Robert Brailas, J. Brett Busby, Georgie Gonzales, Rachel Holland-Hadjis, Heather Holmes, Kurt Kuhn, Cory Scanlon
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 106 pgs
$35
Slides – 18 pgs
$15
Audio – 50 mins
$15
Video – 50 mins
$25
Paper – 106 pgs preview Slides – 18 pgs preview Audio – 50 mins preview Video – 50 mins preview

Looking Back at the 86th Texas Legislature

Jerry D. Bullard, Nathan Johnson
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 48 pgs
$35
Slides – 15 pgs
$15
Audio – 30 mins
$15
Video – 30 mins
$25
Paper – 48 pgs preview Slides – 15 pgs preview Audio – 30 mins preview Video – 30 mins preview

Appellate Lawyers in Trial Court

Barbara M. G. Lynn, Daryl L. Moore
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Audio – 27 mins
$15
Video – 27 mins
$25
Audio – 27 mins preview Video – 27 mins preview

The View from the Court of Appeals

Richard F. Hightower, Sharon McCally, Amanda L. Reichek, Gisela D. Triana
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 9 pgs
$25
Audio – 43 mins
$15
Video – 44 mins
$25
Paper – 9 pgs preview Audio – 43 mins preview Video – 44 mins preview

The Dicta Plague

David M. Gunn
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 26 pgs
$35
Slides – 23 pgs
$15
Audio – 25 mins
$15
Video – 25 mins
$25
Paper – 26 pgs preview Slides – 23 pgs preview Audio – 25 mins preview Video – 25 mins preview

Entirely Appealing: How Pro Bono Passions Can Be Transformative

Tim Patton, Gretchen Sims Sween, Michael S. Truesdale
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 21 pgs
$25
Audio – 39 mins
$15
Video – 39 mins
$25
Paper – 21 pgs preview Audio – 39 mins preview Video – 39 mins preview

Findings of Fact

Tracy Christopher
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 18 pgs
$25
Slides – 11 pgs
$15
Audio – 32 mins
$15
Video – 32 mins
$25
Paper – 18 pgs preview Slides – 11 pgs preview Audio – 32 mins preview Video – 32 mins preview

Jury Charge Update

Joe Greenhill, David Keltner
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 38 pgs
$35
Slides – 22 pgs
$15
Audio – 32 mins
$15
Video – 32 mins
$25
Paper – 38 pgs preview Slides – 22 pgs preview Audio – 32 mins preview Video – 32 mins preview

Legal Malpractice Update

Robyn Bigelow Hargrove
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 33 pgs
$35
Slides – 22 pgs
$15
Audio – 28 mins
$15
Video – 28 mins
$25
Paper – 33 pgs preview Slides – 22 pgs preview Audio – 28 mins preview Video – 28 mins preview

Indeliberate Practice: How the Business of Law Will Make You Mediocre (If You Let It)

Kendall M. Gray
Presented at the 2019 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 30 pgs
$35
Audio – 27 mins
$15
Video – 28 mins
$25
Paper – 30 pgs preview Audio – 27 mins preview Video – 28 mins preview
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