50th Annual Criminal Law Seminar 2020

MCLE Credits: 7.0
Ethics Credits Included: 2.0

Video on Site: Wednesday, March 25 / Alexandria, Charlottesville, Danville, Hampton,
Lynchburg, Richmond (VT Richmond Center)
  Thursday, March 26 / Roanoke, Winchester
  Tuesday, March 31 / Richmond (Virginia Bar Association)
  Tuesday, April 21 / Richmond (Virginia Bar Association)
  Tuesday, April 28 / Abingdon, Norfolk, Richmond (VT Richmond Center), Roanoke, Tysons
  Wednesday, April 29 / Fredericksburg
Registration: 8:00 a.m. (Both Richmond locations: 8:30 a.m.)
Program: 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. (Both Richmond locations: 9:00 a.m - 4:45 p.m.)
MCLE Credit: 7.0 (Ethics: 2.0)
Live-Interactive Credit: 0.0
Live on Site: February 7 in Charlottesville and February 14 in Williamsburg

Information

This year's topics include:

  • Recent Developments in Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Sexual Assault Cases: The Interplay between Title IX Proceedings, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Prosecutions
  • Federal Criminal Practice Overview
  • Forfeiture by Wrongdoing
  • Ethical Issues with Stanby Counsel
  • Political Pressure and High-Profile Prosecutions: A Commonwealth's Attorney's Perspective on the Ethical Issues that Arose in the Wake of the August 2017 Violence in Charlottesville

Sponsored by Virginia CLE® in cooperation with the Section on Criminal Law Virginia State Bar

Now in its 50th year, this highly acclaimed annual event always 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 and in-depth discussion on a number of timely topics of critical interest to criminal law practitioners in 2020.

Always well-attended, the seminar provides a wonderful opportunity to network and make valuable contacts within the Virginia criminal law community.

This seminar is not eligible for discounts or inclusion in the 2020 Video-on-Site Access Pass.

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Schedule

COURSE SCHEDULE

Videotape replays run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m (except in both Richmond locations, where the program will begin at 9:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.). There is a scheduled lunch recess that does not include a speaker. Afternoon session will reconvene at 1:15 p.m.

8:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30 Criminal Law Update
Professor Corinna B. Lain


Annual comprehensive review of developments in substantive and procedural Criminal Law.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:15 Sexual Assault Cases: The Interplay between Title IX Proceedings, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Prosecutions
Areshini Pather, Rhonda E. Quagliana

An experienced prosecutor and defense attorney specializing in these cases discuss how to identify issues and navigate your way through them.
11:15 Federal Criminal Practice Overview
Carolyn Grady, Matthew Miller

This presentation will cover the nuts and bolts of federal practice in the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia. The presenters will highlight differences from state court, including bond motions, discovery, guilty pleas, sentencing issues, and other substantive motions.

12:15 Lunch Recess
1:15 Forfeiture by Wrongdoing
Donald Goodman

An expererienced prosecutor will cover forfeiture by wrongdoing including the current state of the law and its potential effect on witnesses and prosecutions.
2:40 Coffee Break
2:50 Ethical Issues with Stanby Counsel
Professor Erica Hashimoto, Hon. David W. Lannetti

Appeals may be lost in the trial stage if one is not careful. Experienced appellate attorneys discuss and explain how to properly make and preserve objections during trial to lay the groundwork for the arguments on appeal.
3:45 Political Pressure and High-Profile Prosecutions: A Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Perspective on the Ethical Issues that Arose in the Wake of the August 2017 Violence in Charlottesville
Hon. Joseph D. Platania
4:45 Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Faculty

FACULTY

Donald P. Goodman, III, Loudon County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office / Leesburg
Carolyn V. Grady, Federal Public Defender's Office / Richmond
Erica Hashimoto, Georgetown Law / Washington, DC
Corinna B. Lain, University of Richmond School of Law / Richmond
The Honorable David W. Lannetti, Norfolk Circuit Court / Norfolk
Matthew M. Miller, Assistant U.S. Attorney / Roanoke
Areshini Pather, Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney / Charlottesville
The Honorable Joseph D. Platania, Commonwealth's Attorney / Charlottesville
Rhonda E. Quagliana, St. John, Bowling, & Lawrence / Charlottesville

PROGRAM CHAIR AND MODERATOR

S. Eugene Fishel, IV, Office of the Attorney General / Richmond

Locations, Dates and Fees

PREREGISTRATION FEES (Lunch not included)
(All registrants will receive access to a complete set of downloadable e-book seminar materials. Printed materials are not available for the video replays.)

  • $120 Member, VSB CR Section
  • $140 Non-member, VSB CR Section
  • $155 All walk-in registrations

VIDEO LOCATIONS AND DATES
Videotape replays run from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m (except in both Richmond locations, where the program will begin at 9:00 a.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.). There is a scheduled lunch recess that does not include a speaker. Afternoon session will reconvene at 1:15 p.m.

Schedule Notice: The amount of time allocated to each subject and, occasionally, the order of topics may vary from the published schedule. If you are interested in attending a specific portion of a videotape replay, please contact Virginia CLE® several days prior to the seminar for schedule times (1-800-979-8253).

Abingdon: (April 28)
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, on the Campus of Virginia Highlands Community College (I-81 exit 14)
1 Partnership Circle (Venue Website / Google Map)
(276) 619-4300

Alexandria: (March 25)

Courtyard Marriott Alexandria Old Town / Southwest
2700 Eisenhower Ave. (Venue WebsiteGoogle Map
(703) 329-2323

Charlottesville: (March 25)

The Virginia CLE® Building
105 Whitewood Road (Venue Website / Google Map)
(800) 979-8253

Danville: (March 25)

The Institute Conference Center
150 Slayton Avenue (Venue Website / Google Map)
(434) 766-6777

Fredericksburg: (April 29)
Courtyard Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District
620 Caroline Street (Venue Website / Google Map)
(540) 373-8300

Hampton: (March 25)

Old Dominion University's Peninsula Center, Peninsula Workforce Development Center, Second Floor
600 Butler Farm Road, next to the TNCC Campus (Venue Website / Google Map)
(757) 766-5200

Lynchburg: (March 25)
Holiday Inn Select
601 Main Street (Venue Website / Google Map)
(434) 528-2500

Norfolk: (April 28)
SpringHill Suites Norfolk—Virginia Beach
6350 Newtown Road (Venue Website / Google Map)
(757) 333-3100

Richmond:

(March 25, April 28)
Virginia Tech Richmond Center
2810 N. Parham Road, Suite 300, Third Floor (Venue Website / Google Map)
(804) 662-7464 (Parking available only in spots not marked “Visitor Parking”) (Please note that this Richmond video replay will run 9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.)

(March 31, April 21)
Virginia Bar Association (Venue Website / Google Map) (Parking NOT validated)
1111 E. Main St., Suite 905
(804) 644-0041 (Please note that this Richmond video replay will run 9:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m., with registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.)

Roanoke: (March 26, April 28)

Roanoke Higher Education Center
108 North Jefferson Street (Venue Website / Google Map)
(540) 767-6161 (Validated parking is available in the Gainsboro Garage only, which is on Center Avenue and adjacent to the RHEC.  Please bring the parking ticket that you receive at the gate to the Virginia CLE staff member for validation.)

Tysons: (April 28)

Courtyard Marriott
1960-A Chain Bridge Road (entrance to hotel on Greensboro Drive; free parking in hotel garage) (Venue Website / Google Map)
(703) 790-0207

Winchester: (March 26)
Wingate by Wyndham Hotel Winchester
150 Wingate Drive (Venue Website / Google Map)
(540) 678-4283


A special 15% discount and free shipping on Virginia CLE®–published books will be available for purchases made at the seminar site.


Cancellation/transfer requests will be honored through 5:00 p.m. of the DAY BEFORE the seminar.  You will, however, be charged $60.00 for the materials if you cancel your registration for the seminar, or transfer registration to a different seminar, after the link to the materials has been e-mailed by Virginia CLE®.

If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact Virginia CLE® well in advance of the program date.

Private recording of this program is prohibited.

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