45th Annual Criminal Law Seminar Materials

Publication Date: February 2015
Available Formats: Print
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Pages: 84

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Topics Covered:

  • Recent Developments in Criminal Law and Procedure
  • “Appellate Advocacy: The View from the Appellate Bench”
  • DNA Evidence: Interpretation and Indexes
  • The Mechanics and Dynamics of Obtaining and Evaluating Statement Evidence or…. How to Avoid Getting Bad Statement Evidence or… at Least Know When You Have It
  • Ethical Issues in the Practice of Criminal Law

This comprehensive, stand-alone publication is direct from a February 2015 seminar sponsored by Virginia CLE® in cooperation with the Section on Criminal Law of the Virginia State Bar.

Now in its 45th year, this highly acclaimed annual programs begins with a comprehensive review of developments in substantive and procedural criminal law in the past year. You'll also receive tips straight from the Bench and in-depth discussion on a number of timely topics of critical interest to criminal law practitioners in 2015.


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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE

RONALD J. BACIGAL

I. TRAFFIC OFFENSES

II. SEARCH AND SEIZURE

III. CONFESSIONS AND SELF-INCRIMINATION

IV. PRETRIAL MOTIONS

V. CHARGES AND PLEAS

VI. DOUBLE JEOPARDY AND COLLATERAL ESTOPPEL

VII. RIGHT TO COUNSEL

VIII. TRIAL

IX. VERDICT AND SENTENCING

X. APPEALS

SUBSTANTIVE LAW

I. GUNS AND DRUGS

II. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON

III. PROPERTY CRIMES

IV. MISCELLANEOUS

APPELLATE ADVOCACY: THE VIEW FROM THE APPELLATE BENCH
HON. ROBERT J. HUMPHREYS

I. INTRODUCTION

II. THE BASIC BUILDING BLOCKS OF PERSUATION

III. APPLICATION OF THESE PRINCIPLES TO THE APPELLATE PROCESS

IV. ETHICAL ISSUES ON APPLEAL

V. APPELLATE TRAPS FOR THE UNWARY

VI. CONCLUSION

DNA EVIDENCE: INTERPRETATION AND INDEXES

DR. J. THOMAS MCCLINTOCK

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

SHORT TANDEM REPEAT (STR) ANALYSIS

MITOCHONDRIAL DNA (MTDNA) ANALYSIS

ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE PRACTICE OF CRIMINAL LAW
RODNEY G. LEFFLER, HON. JANE MARUM ROUSH

I. INTRODUCTION

II. FACTS

III. QUESTIONS

IV. EPILOGUE

V. CONCLUSION

ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE PRACTICE OF CRIMINAL LAW-ANSWER-KEY
INTERVIEWS AND INTERROGATIONSā€“UNDERSTANDING BEST PRACTICES

JAMES L. TRAINUM

POLICE INTERROGATION AND THE REID TECHNIQUE

I. POWERPOINT PRESENTATION

Authors

RONALD J. BACIGAL

HON. ROBERT J. HUMPHREYS

DR. J. THOMAS MCCLINTOCK

RODNEY G. LEFFLER

HON. JANE MARUM ROUSH

JAMES L. TRAINUM

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