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Speedy Trial Webinar Series Part 1

Demanding a Speedy Trial – and a Trip Down Board Game Memory Lane

May 27, 2020, 2-3 PM 

1 CLE:  Adult Criminal, Criminal Appeals, Juvenile/YAD, Juvenile YAD/Appeals

Come take a trip with us down memory lane to learn about the speedy trial laws and types of violations our clients are facing. This is the first of two sessions, and will focus mainly on the legal aspects of speedy trial and how to demonstrate prejudice. We will cover the three legal avenues for challenging the deprivation of a speedy trial: Rule 36(b), Rule 36(c) and the Constitutional right to speedy trial.

REGISTER:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqcOiopj8sE9RcHk9uiNQdfuTZ3uZ6d4wW

 

Sign up for Part 2 – May 28 2pm-3pm

Inside the addiction treatment unit at the Hampden County Jail in Ludlow. It's known as the Stonybrook Stabilization and Treatment Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Litigating Section 35: Pandemic Edition (3:00pm)

May 26, 2020
3:00 pm ( also available at 1:30pm )
1 CLE for Adult Criminal, Criminal Appeals, Mental Health Litigation, Juvenile/YAD, Juvenile/YAD appeals

To Register:
https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/4792428544598742017

The COVID-19 pandemic poses special risks to the lives, health, and constitutional rights of respondents facing commitment pursuant to G.L.c. 123, Section 35. Our zealous advocacy for these vulnerable clients is more important than ever. This webinar is intended to assist you in representing respondents during these difficult times. It will cover:

  • a refresher on the basics: the criteria for commitment, the applicable standard and rules of evidence
  • the state of treatment and social distancing at the facilities
  • how to demand due process during these remote hearings
  • special concerns for Section 35 clients
  • choosing between current options for appeal
Inside the addiction treatment unit at the Hampden County Jail in Ludlow. It's known as the Stonybrook Stabilization and Treatment Center. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Litigating Section 35: Pandemic Edition (1:30pm)

May 26, 2020
1:30 pm ( also available at 3:00pm )
1 CLE for Adult Criminal, Criminal Appeals, Mental Health Litigation, Juvenile/YAD, Juvenile/YAD appeals

To Register:
https://attendee.gototraining.com/rt/4792428544598742017

The COVID-19 pandemic poses special risks to the lives, health, and constitutional rights of respondents facing commitment pursuant to G.L.c. 123, Section 35. Our zealous advocacy for these vulnerable clients is more important than ever. This webinar is intended to assist you in representing respondents during these difficult times. It will cover:

  • a refresher on the basics: the criteria for commitment, the applicable standard and rules of evidence
  • the state of treatment and social distancing at the facilities
  • how to demand due process during these remote hearings
  • special concerns for Section 35 clients
  • choosing between current options for appeal

Prison Rape Elimination Act

May 20, 2020, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Prison Rape Elimination Act

Register for Zoom meeting

1.5 CLE for panels:  Adult Criminal, Appeals, YAD, YAD Appeals

 

Dave Rini, Program Manager of the Incarcerated Survivor Support Program at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center will be joining the Criminal Defense Trainers to help us learn about the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).  This training will help us to:

  1. Understand the basics of the Prison Rape Elimination Act,
  2. Understand common PREA issues and tensions in the law,

Practice some techniques for supporting incarcerated clients who have experienced

hammock hanging from a palm tree on a tropical beach

The Zen of Happy Lawyering

Stress Management by Shawn Healy, Ph.D, of LCL
Followed by: Hot Topics in SORB and SDP (2 break-out groups)

NOTE: 2 CLE credits for SORB panel, SDP Panel, Adult Criminal Trials, MH, and YAD;
1 CLE for CAFL and Post-Conviction Panels.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 (2:00-4:00) Webinar

[Hour 1 – All Attendees]
Stress Management by Shawn Healy, Ph.D, of LCL
[Hour 2 – SDP Panel]
Hot Topics in SDP
[Hour 2 – SORB Panel]
Hot Topics in SORB

Registration

Note that this webinar consists of two 1-hour sessions– all attendees will attend Stress Management from 2pm-3pm, and then will split out to breakout groups for the Hot Topics session for their practice area from 3pm-4pm.

Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkdemvrT0iEt3Rcl8mNR9Sot2esfcpdXLC

 

Zoom app on iPhone and laptop

Appealing the Denial of COVID-19 Related Motions

This webinar will ​prepare attorneys ​to appeal the denial of COVID-19 ​related motions.  It will cover ​what to consider in deciding whether to appeal, how to appeal, and ​when​ the case ​should be referred to the post-conviction panel. It will cover appealing the denial of bail petitions, MRCP 29 Motions to Revise and Revoke;  MRCP 31 Motions for Stay of Execution of Sentence; Motions for funds for a social worker; and the filing of 211/3 petitions for extraordinary relief.

Attendance at this webinar qualifies for 1.5 CLE for the following panels:  Adult Criminal, Criminal Appeals, YAD/Juvenile and YAD/Juvenile Appeals.

It qualifies for 1 CLE for the MHLD panel.

 

To register for our webinar on Zoom, please use the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrfuyrqzsjGNVcC6JGY5rgAsFe4bGJzoXp

Life of an Immigration Case for the Criminal Defense Practitioner

We all know about the terrible immigration consequences that can happen to our non-citizen clients who appear in criminal court.  For example, we drill into our heads that a CWOF is a guilty for immigration purposes.  But some of us wonder what will happen to our clients when ICE takes them from the criminal courthouse.

Claire Valentin from the Immigration Impact Unit will tell us about the Life of an Immigration Case, starting from a client’s first appearance in immigration court.

1 CLE (Criminal, Criminal Appeals, CAFL, YAD, YAD Appeals)

 

To Register:  https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/7388451363747742209

DYS Advocacy & Clients Recently Committed during the Pandemic

Please join us on Monday, April 27, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (2 CLE’s) for a webinar on DYS Advocacy and Representing Clients Who have Recently Been Committed to DYS. We will go over the process of what happens when your client is committed to DYS and how to represent your committed client during the pandemic. Our presenters will be Attorney Brian Anderson and YAD Social Service Advocate Raquel Vargas.

Please register at: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/8157195808873930753

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training.