Annual Western All-Star Conference & Confabulation
|September 8, 2022||
To download the speaker-provided materials from the day's presentations, please use this link: Day_1.zip
Opening Remarks: 8:30am-8:45am
Deja Vishny: "What's Interrogation Gotta do with it: Defending Confession Cases": 8:45am-10:15am
Dana Cook: Mitigation Investigation 10:30am-11:30am
Kristen Nelson: Death Penalty Motions Practice 1:00pm-2:15pm
Juliet Yackel: Intellectual Disability: More than Mitigation - Murder Charges Dropped and Other True Stories 2:15pm-3:30pm
Maria Sapene: Open-Source Investigations 3:45pm-5:00pm
|September 9, 2022||
To download the speaker-provided materials for the day's presentations, please use this link: Day_2.zip
Opening Remarks 8:30am-8:45am
Troy Stabenow: 2022 Child Pornography Sentencing Update & Applying the Lessons of 2G2.2 to Other Types of Clients 8:45am-10:15am
Nicole Palumbo: Trauma Informed Care & Vicarious Trauma: Caring for Your Clients and Your Own Mental Health 10:30am-11:30am
Laura Nirider: False Confessions 11:30am-12:30pm
Maureen Baird & Walt Pavlo: Federal Bureau of Prisons Policies: First Step Act, CARES and Obtaining Inmate Records 2:00pm-3:30pm
Angela Chang & Heidi Johnson: Court Updates 3:45pm-4:45pm
Join us after the Confab for a cocktail reception at the Basque Market sponsored by IACDL!
3rd Thursday Meeting Schedule
|January 20, 2022||
Professor Orin Kerr, Berkeley School of Law--
How to spot illegal searches and seizures in the internet age
|February 17, 2022||
Erik Lehtinen--SAPD Appellate Chief
Importance of issue preservation, common preservation pitfalls, and recommendations for properly litigating issues
|March 17, 2022||
|April 21, 2022||
The speakers for April will be Amy Rubin and Steve Roberts with the Federal Defenders office of Eastern Washington and Idaho. They will be speaking on the topic of effective sentencing strategies.
|May 19, 2022||
Brent Flock, Supervisory Probation Officer, United States Probation Office
Mr. Flock will provide an update on the recent developments in the probation office.
|October 20, 2022||
David Menninger, Deputy Federal Public Defender, Central District of California
Mr. Menninger will be providing a presentation on defending noncitizens and protecting them from immigration consequences in the context of a federal case.
|May 6, 2022||
We are hosting a monthly series of trainings on the first Friday of every month. The next topic will be "Fundamentals of Federal Criminal Defense Week 7 - Sentencing Fundamentals: The Legal Framework".
Please use this address to join the Zoom meeting: