22nd Annual Criminal Law Conference 2022
Updates, practical takeaways, and tangible instruction from the experts
- Product Number: 2220149P01
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MCLE is pleased to offer this program to an in-person audience in our Boston conference center in addition to the live and recorded webcasts. Please note that MCLE will observe any COVID-19 public health guidance issued by the City of Boston and the CDC that is in effect on the date of the program.
The 22nd Annual Criminal Law Conference 2022 features WBUR’s Deborah Becker, speaking about the Massachusetts criminal legal system from a reporter’s perspective. Ms. Becker is a senior correspondent and host at WBUR. Her reporting focuses on mental health, criminal justice and education. She has been at the forefront of reporting on the abuses at Souza-Baranowski as well as numerous other stories in the legal system.
You will hear from top legal minds from across the state, speaking on current and emerging practice issues and hot topics. Learn about the evolution of forensics and its impact on the criminal justice system and your criminal practice, and get practical tips on how to litigate a Long Hearing. Hear the latest on Batson-Soares challenges in light of Carter and immigration enforcement at the end of year one of the Biden Administration.
Don’t miss this opportunity to identify the trends, learn about the developments in the field and hone your practical skills in this ever-changing legal landscape. Learn what the experts are doing to ensure the rights of their criminal defendants.
The always popular caselaw update not only teaches you the updates in the law, but also provides practical applications for use in court.
Attend this Conference and get everything defense attorneys need as we defend our clients in our rapidly changing world!
Agenda & Materials
9:15 am - 10:30 am
Case Law Update 2021eLecture Add to CartAnn Grant, Esq., Committee for Public Counsel Services, Appeals Unit , Boston
Reyna Ramirez, Esq., Ramirez and Sunnerberg LLC , Weymouth
10:30 am - 11:45 am
Litigating Long HearingseLecture Add to CartUpdate on Long motions and practical considerations for the motion to suppress hearingAnne-Marie Hakstian, Ph.D, Salem State University , Salem
Eileen L. Morrison, Esq., Committee for Public Counsel Services , Lowell
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Featured Address: A Reporter’s Birdseye View of the Criminal Legal SystemeLecture Add to CartDeborah Becker, WBUR , Boston
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Hot Forensics Trends and DevelopmentseLecture Add to Cart
o 1:15-1:45 – Emerging Issues in Forensics – what’s new to look out for in your cases.Ira L. Gant, Esq., Committee for Public Counsel Services , Somerville
o 1:45-2:30 – Probabilistic Genotyping: Taking inconclusive to exculpatoryEric Carita, Ace Forensic Consulting Services, LLC , North Grosvenordale
o 2:30-3:15 – What to look for to determine whether the police did a “sneak peek” of a phone before applying for a search warrant.Joseph A. Nicholls, Nicholls Data Recovery, LLC , Gloucester
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Immigration Update 2021eLecture Add to Cart
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Queering Batson-Soares: New Developments and a Practical How-ToeLecture Add to CartEffective voir dire in light of Commonwealth v. Carter