www.cailaw.org These Courses are Funded by a Grant from The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. NEW DATES This program was originally scheduled for February 2-4, 2011 but was postponed because of the winter storm. Actual Innocence Establishing Innocence or Guilt March 7-9, 2011 Causes of and Solutions to Wrongful Convictions • Anatomy of an Actual Innocence Case • Pending Texas Legislation • Eye Witness Identification • False Confessions • The CSI Effect • Fingerprinting, Handwriting, Ballistics and Footwear Impression Evidence Program held at The Center for american and International law 5201 Democracy Drive • Plano, Texas This program is FREE for Texas Judges and their staff, Prosecutors t and their staff, Defense Lawyers who regularly represent indigent an e cip b rti will n defendants, Law Enforcement Officials, and qualifying Law Students. pa s o st rial ed . o te id m M a v o MCLE Credit Available. TCLEOSE Credit is also Available. m pro d-r C C0-CHAIRS: Actual Innocence HON. BARBARA HERvEy Judge, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals - Austin, Texas Establishing Innocence or Guilt JULES EPSTEIN Associate Professor of Law, Widener Law School Monday - Wednesday, March 7-9, 2011 HON. RON REINSTEIN Judge, Superior Court of Arizona (Ret), Judicial Consultant, Arizona Supreme Court - Phoenix, Arizona The Anatomy of an Actual Innocence Case Monday, March 7, 2011 FACULTy INCLUDES: 1:00 Registration BRUCE ANTON 1:30 Approaching Actual Innocence – A Law School Perspective – Sorrels, Udashen & Anton - Dallas, Texas Catherine Greene Burnett 2:30 Break J. PETE BLAIR, PhD Assistant Professor, Texas State University - San Marcos, Texas 2:45 Anatomy of an Actual Innocence Case – The Exoneree, the Presentation and the Defense – Discussion Led by the Dallas District CATHERINE GREENE BURNETT Attorney’s Office including: Michael Ware, Cynthia Garza, Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Jena Parker and James Hammond, with guest Exoneree South Texas College of Law - Houston, Texas Stephen Brodie and Dallas County Assistant Public Defender Michelle Moore JENNIFER DySART, PhD 4:30 Anatomy of Another Actual Innocence Case – Bruce Anton Associate Professor, Department of Psychology 5:00 Reception John Jay College of Criminal Justice - New York, New York 5:45 Recess CyNTHIA GARzA Assistant District Attorney, Conviction Integrity Unit, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office - Dallas, Texas Causes of and Solutions to Wrongful Convictions MELISSA GISCHE Tuesday, March 8, 2011 Forensic Examiner, FBI Laboratory - Quantico, Virginia 9:00 Introduction to Eye Witness Identification: The Science – Jennifer Dysart JAMES HAMMOND 10:15 Break Investigator, Conviction Integrity Unit 10:30 “How To” Eye Witness Training – Jennifer Dysart Dallas County District Attorney’s Office - Dallas, Texas 12:00 Lunch Presentation – Judge Barbara Hervey DIANA HARRISON 1:15 Eye Witness Roundtable – Proposed Texas Legislation, FBI Laboratory - Quantico, Virginia Developing Law and New Procedures – Jennifer Dysart; Judge Hervey; Judge Reinstein; Charles Mallin and Larry Zacharias CHARLES M. MALLIN 3:00 Break Chief, Appellate Section, Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office - Fort Worth, Texas 3:15 What’s Happening in the World of Forensic Science and the Law – Judge Reinstein MICHELLE MOORE 4:00 The CSI Effect and Other Impacts of Television on Juror Perception Assistant Public Defender, Dallas County Public – Kimberlianne Podlas Defender’s Office - Dallas, Texas 5:00 Recess JENA PARkER Paralegal, Conviction Integrity Unit, Dallas County Wednesday, March 9, 2011 District Attorney’s Office - Dallas, Texas 9:00 Legal Ethics – TBD kIMBERLIANNE PODLAS 10:00 Introduction to Bias Issues – Jules Epstein via video Associate Professor of Media Law 10:15 Break University of North Carolina, Greensboro 10:30 Fingerprinting – Melissa Gische GARy UDASHEN 11:30 False Confessions – J. Pete Blair Sorrels, Udashen & Anton - Dallas, Texas 12:30 Lunch 1:15 Handwriting Analysis – Diana Harrison MICHAEL LOGAN WARE Special Fields Bureau Chief, Conviction Integrity Unit, 2:15 Ballistics – TBD Dallas DA’s Office - Dallas, Texas 3:15 Break 3:30 Footwear Impression Evidence – TBD LARRy zACHARIAS 4:30 Texas Legislative Update – Gary Udashen Chief of Police, University of Texas at Dallas 5:00 Adjourn - Richardson, Texas THREE WAyS TO REGISTER REGISTRATION INFORMATION The Center for American and International Law • Plano, Texas ONLINE credit card only ACTUAL INNOCENCE www.cailaw.org Establishing Innocence or Guilt Causes of and Solutions to Wrongful Convictions FAx March 7-9, 2011 credit card only 972.244.3401 These programs are funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. MAIL Thanks to this grant, the seminar is offered tuition-free to most participants. check or credit card The Center for american and o If you are a judge and you would like to request reimbursement of expenses, International law 5201 democracy drive please check this box. Plano, TX USA 75024 972.244.3400 I AM REGISTERING FOR FREE AS A: o Texas Judge o A member of a judge’s staff CONFIRMATIONS WILL BE SENT o Texas prosecutor o A member of a prosecutor’s staff TO ALL REGISTRANTS o Texas criminal defense lawyer who regularly represents indigent defendants o Texas law enforcement official GENERAL INFORMATION o Texas law student working with an Innocence program o Other: $125 (please specify nature of your practice/work) DIRECTIONS TO THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN AND _________________________________________________________________________ INTERNATIONAL LAW: For a detailed map and directions, please visit www.cailaw.org or call 972.244.3400. The Center Name____________________________________________________________________ is located at 5201 Democracy Drive, Plano, Texas 75024. Organization/Firm __________________________________________________________ CANCELLATION POLICy: To cancel, please email Jade Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) by March 1, 2011. Address___________________________________________________________________ City, State, Postal Code______________________________________________________ HOUSING: The cost of housing is not included in the course registration fee. However, rooms (in limited number) Phone ____________________________________________________________________ have been reserved at the Hampton Inn Hotel, 4901 Old Shepard Place, Plano, Texas 75093. Registrants should call Fax ______________________________________________________________________ 972-519-1000 and advise them that you are attending the e-mail ____________________________________________________________________ Actual Innocence program. A reduced room rate of $89 + 13% occupancy tax is available. The last day to obtain this Texas Bar No. ______________________________________________________________ special rate is March 1, 2011. NONDISCRIMINATION POLICy: The Center for american and Payment Information (if you are not in a tuition-free category) International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, o Check enclosed payable to: The Center for American and International Law sexual orientation, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, Credit Card: o Mastercard o VISA disability, veteran status or any other protected status. o AMEX o Discover MCLE INFORMATION: Please check our website for updated course ID number coming soon. Card number __________________________________ Expiration date ______________ Name on card _____________________________________________________________ TCLEOSE INFORMATION: Will be available for Texas law enforcement officers. Please sign in for each program. Billing address (if different than above address) __________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Signature _________________________________________________________________ This program is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and are FREE to most participants.
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