2012 Agenda

Thursday, May 31
Moderator: John Van Ness, Carbondale, CO
8:00-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:30 Welcome
Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director, Washington, DC
9:30-10:20 Medical Marihuana in the Workplace
A review of Recent Developments, Statutes, and Constitutional Issues, including Casias v Walmart
Daniel Grow, Kalamazoo, MI
10:20-11:10 Defending Paraphernalia and Spice (K-2) Cases
Robert Vaughn, Nashville, TN
11:10-11:30 Break
11:30-12:20 Federal Preemption/Dual Sovereignty
Bill Panzer, Oakland, CA
12:20-1:10 What's In It for Them?
Using Evidence of Betrayal of Trust to Move Your Judge or Jury
Marjorie Russell, Cooley Law School, Lansing, MI
1:10-5:00 Free Time
5:00-7:30 Opening Reception at the Gant
Friday, June 1
Moderator: Lauren Wolpin Maytin, Aspen, CO
8:00-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50 Using the Latest and Best Science to Beat a DUID Marijuana Prosecution
Paul Armentano, Vallejo, CA
9:50-10:40 Challenging Knock and Talk Searches
Norm Kent, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
10:40-11:00 Break
11:00-11:50 What Every Criminal Defense Attorney Should Know About Section 1983 Actions
Matt Kumin, San Francisco, CA

Jury Selection in a Marijuana Case
Abe Hutt, Denver, CO


Panel Discussion: Transitioning from Medical Use to Full Legalization
Moderator: Leonard Frieling, Boulder, CO
Brian Vicenti, Denver, CO
Keith Stroup, Washington, DC

1:30 Free Time
Saturday, June 2
Moderator: Jeff Wertz, Aspen, CO
8:00-9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:50 Drug Dogs and Highway Interdiction
David Michael, San Francisco, CA

Internet Research, Investigation and Computer Security
Jeralyn Merritt, Denver, CO

10:40-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 Drug and Specialized Court Standards
Hal Haddon, Denver, CO
12:00-12:50 Important New Decisions
Gerry Goldstein, San Antonio, TX
12:50-6:00 Free Time
6:00-10:00 Benefit Banquet at the home of Gerry and Chris Goldstein
Dinner catered by Chef Chris Lanter from Aspen's Cache Cache restaurant

2012 Sponsor

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