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Conference on Criminal Appeals

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

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 more »

Total Credit Hours:
13.00 | 2.00 ethics    Credit Info
Specializations:
Criminal Appellate Law
Criminal Law
Juvenile Law
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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 David Lat, Above the Law, Justice Don R. Willett, Supreme Court of Texas, and John G. Browning, Passman & Jones 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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The View from the Appellate Bench

J. Brett Busby, Tracy Christopher, Gregg Costa, Robert M. (Randy) Roach Jr.
Presented at the 2016 Insurance Law Institute

Paper – 9 pgs
$25
Audio – 54 mins
$10
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Texas Supreme Court Update

Jeffrey S. Boyd, Lisa Bowlin Hobbs
Presented at the 2016 Page Keeton Civil Litigation Conference

Paper – 79 pgs
$25
Slides – 14 pgs
$5
Audio – 31 mins
$10
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Attorney-Client Privilege vs. Work Product vs. Duty of Confidentiality

Steven Goode
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 14 pgs
$25
Slides – 29 pgs
$25
Audio – 32 mins
$10
Paper – 14 pgs preview Slides – 29 pgs preview Audio preview

Texas Supreme Court Update

Jeffrey S. Boyd, Robert Brailas, Mike Duncan, Georgie Gonzales, Heather Holmes, Phil Johnson, Kurt Kuhn, Nicole Sears
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 85 pgs
$25
Audio – 51 mins
$10
Paper – 85 pgs preview Audio preview

Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Update

David Keltner
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 15 pgs
$25
Slides – 13 pgs
$5
Audio – 30 mins
$10
Paper – 15 pgs preview Slides – 13 pgs preview Audio preview

Hot Topics in Damages: Commercial and Personal Injury

Roger W. Hughes, Constance H. Pfeiffer
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 13 pgs
$25
Paper – 16 pgs
$25
Slides – 20 pgs
$5
Slides – 7 pgs
$5
Audio – 44 mins
$10
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Supersedeas Bonds

Daryl L. Moore
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 30 pgs
$25
Slides – 10 pgs
$5
Audio – 32 mins
$10
Paper – 30 pgs preview Slides – 10 pgs preview Audio preview

Magna Carta and the Path Forward to the Rule of Law

Charles R. Eskridge III
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 20 pgs
$25
Audio – 50 mins
$10
Paper – 20 pgs preview Audio preview

Briefing Visually

Robert B. Dubose
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 16 pgs
$25
Slides – 56 pgs
$25
Audio – 31 mins
$10
Paper – 16 pgs preview Slides – 56 pgs preview Audio preview

Post-Submission Briefs

Pamela Stanton Baron
Presented at the 2016 Conference on State and Federal Appeals

Paper – 9 pgs
$25
Slides – 11 pgs
$5
Audio – 16 mins
$10
Paper – 9 pgs preview Slides – 11 pgs preview Audio preview
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