2018 Agenda

Thursday, May 31

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Self Introduction of Attendees
9:30 Welcome
9:50 Political Update
10:20 Defending Cannabis DUI – Practical Strategies for Defense Attorneys
11:10 Supremacy, Nullification and Entrapment By Estoppel: Tools Available for Lawyers to Challenge Federal Marijuana Prosecutions
12:00 Break
12:15 Techno-Jury Techniques in Visual and Verbal Persuasion
1:05 Free Time
5:00-7:30 Opening Reception, The Gant

Friday, June 1

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Why California's Legalization Statute Matters to Everyone in the United States and how it impacts your practice: What every practicing civil and criminal attorney Needs to Know!
9:50 Challenging Civil Asset Forfeitures
10:40 Morning Break
11:00 Fourth Amendment Ethics: Duty to Litigate, Office Searches, Evidence Handling
12:00 Annual Review of Significant 4th Amendment Decisions
12:50 Free Time
Dinner on Your Own

Saturday, June 2

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Industrial Hemp, Including the Legal Status of CBD
9:50 What Lawyers Need to Know About Legalization in Canada, and How It May Impact Legalization in the US
10:40 The Native Roots Case: A Case Study for How to Represent Industry Players
11:30 Morning Break
11:50 Racial Disparity in the Punishment and Profit of Marijuana
  • Rick Jones, Neighborhood Defender Services of Harlem
12:40 The Latest Cutting Edge Issues To Protect Your Industry Clients from the Feds
1:30 Challenging Highway Traffic Stops of Cars Leaving Legalized States
2:20 Free Time
6:00-10:00 NORML Benefit Dinner at the Home of Chris and Gerry Goldstein
  • Catered by Chef Chris Lanter, Cache Cache Restaurant.