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Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Austin – Jun 1-2, 2017 – Four Seasons Hotel

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 27th year, this conference is a must-attend event for Texas civil appellate practitioners.   2017 highlights include: The Ethics of Social Media, with John G. Browning, Passman & Jones, David Lat, Above the Law, and Justice Don R. Willett, Supreme Court of Texas Experienced perspective on what makes for great Appellate Advocacy, with David M. Gunn, Beck Redden LLP, and Justice Stephen A. Higginson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Practical tips on appellate court practices from current staff attorneys in Pulling Back the Curtain (a Bit) Candid discussion among Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Justice Eva Guzman, and Justice Jeff Brown about what’s new at the Court, the state of the docket, and tips for practitioners The Ethics Apprentice, hosted by Judge Daryl L. Moore, 333rd District Court, during which ambitious appellate practitioners compete against one another as they struggle to answer ethics questions that savvy practitioners ought to know Updates on essential topics such as interlocutory appeals, harmful error, attorney fees, and rehearing en banc strategies Attendees also enjoy networking opportunities with judges and fellow colleagues during the conference, including Friday’s traditional Luncheon with the Judiciary. more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 3.00 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

Texas Supreme Court Update

Jeffrey S. Boyd, Constance H. Pfeiffer
Presented at the 2017 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 96 pgs
$25
Paper – 96 pgs preview

Significant Decisions of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

David C. Newell
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Paper – 42 pgs
$25
Slides – 40 pgs
$25
Audio – 47 mins
$10
Paper – 42 pgs preview Slides – 40 pgs preview Audio preview

Supreme Court Update

Jennifer E. Laurin
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Paper – 11 pgs
$25
Audio – 55 mins
$10
Paper – 11 pgs preview Audio preview

Nuts and Bolts—Emerging Issues in PDRs

Gary Hart, Stacey Soule
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Paper – 28 pgs
$25
Slides – 25 pgs
$5
Paper – 28 pgs preview Slides – 25 pgs preview

The Court’s Charge: Was it Right? Did it Hurt?

Lauren Alicia Scott
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Paper – 12 pgs
$25
Slides – 9 pgs
$5
Paper – 12 pgs preview

Michael Morton Act and Brady on Appeal

Patricia J. Cummings, Bill Wirskye
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Paper – 12 pgs
$25
Slides – 22 pgs
$5
Paper – 12 pgs preview Slides – 22 pgs preview

Motions For New Trial

Carmen M. Roe
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Paper – 20 pgs
$25
Slides – 19 pgs
$5
Paper – 20 pgs preview Slides – 19 pgs preview

Pretrial Writs: Tips from Both Sides of the Aisle

David M. Gonzalez
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Slides – 44 pgs
$25
Slides – 44 pgs preview

Ethics for Post-Conviction Lawyers

Michael Keasler
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Slides – 27 pgs
$5
Slides – 27 pgs preview

Appellate Tips from the Experts

Enrico Baltazar Valdez, Mike Ware
Presented at the 2017 Robert O. Dawson Conference on Criminal Appeals

Paper – 12 pgs
$25
Slides – 28 pgs
$5
Paper – 12 pgs preview Slides – 28 pgs preview
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