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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.

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Closed: 12/19/2018 12:45 PM

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December 15, 2018: Registration is now open for NAPD's Spring Events:
  • Executive Leadership Insitute (Frankfort, KY)
  • Train the Trainer (Frankfort, KY)
  • "We the Defenders" Investigators Conference (Biloxi, MS)
  • "We the Defenders" Social Workers/Sentencing AdvocatesConference (Biloxi, MS)
  • Team Mitigation Institute (Atlanta, GA)
Click on Events Tab for more info and to register.

October 30, 2018: NAPD releases a video about its achievements over the 5 years since forming in November in 2013. This films was coordinated by NAPD Steering Committee Member and San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi and debuted at the Racial Justice Training and 5 Year Celebration in Baltimore, Maryland. You can watch the video HERE

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

You can watch a video about the event HERE 

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. 

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