Event Calendar

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Webinar: Cross Examining the Complaining Witness in the #metoo Era

Start Date: 12/19/2018 12:30 PM EST
End Date: 12/19/2018 2:00 PM EST

Organization Name: National Association for Public Defense

Jeanie Vela
Email: jeaniemvela@outlook.com
Phone: N/A

Cross Examining the Complaining Witness in the #metoo Era

December 19, 2018 @ 12:30 p.m. Eastern, 90 minutes

Webinar Faculty:  Mary Moriarty, Chief Public Defender, Hennepin County

About the Webinar:  How do you develop an effective narrative/theory of the witness in a sexual assault case given what our jurors have been exposed to in the past year?  Learn what to cross examine about, as well as how to do it effectively without alienating your jurors.

About the Faculty:  Mary Moriarty is the Chief Public Defender in the Hennepin County Office of the Minnesota Board of Public Defense.


July 1, 2018: General Registration opens for the “WE THE DEFENDERS” TRAINING CONFERENCE,  November 26-29, 2018, Indianapolis, IN

Due to overwhelming demand, NAPD will again offer this comprehensive Investigator and Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate training experience! The program will include one track for Investigators and a separate track for Social Worker/Sentencing Advocates.  Hear from nationally recognized experts who will share their knowledge on a wide range of topics relevant to the work you do each and every day.  Network with other criminal defense practitioners from around the country and find your tribe. Registration closes Septemebr 3.
This one of a kind conference is developed through surveys of the registrants.   You have a say in what sessions are offered and will have multiple options during the conference.
Click here to watch as the schedule develops based on your suggestions.
Click here to see the faculty list. 
Click here to register for the Investigator Conference Track.
Click here to register for the Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate Conference Track.
Click here to make a hotel reservation at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.

January 23, 2018: In response to US Attorney General Jeff Session's reversal of prior policy on the imposition of fines and fees for criminal defendants, NAPD submitted the following letter on behalf of the public defender community. You can read the letter HERE

January 17, 2018: The 2018 NAPD Investigators Conference and 2018 Social Workers & Sentencing Advocates Institute (March 26-29, 2018 in Denver, CO) are now at full capacity and closed for registration. A wait list is being developed.

November 28, 2017: NAPD has uploaded videos of the presentations from the 2017 NAPD Workloads Conference in St. Louis (held November 17-18). Members can access these valuable presentations on MyGideon by logging into their NAPD account.