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2008 Agenda

Thursday, December 4
Moderator: William E. Rittenberg, New Orleans, LA
9:00-9:15Welcome
Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director
9:15-10:05Important New Decisions
John Wesley Hall, Little Rock, AR
10:05-10:55

1983: Turning A Criminal Case Into A Civil Judgment
Thomas M. Loeb, Farmington Hills, MI

10:55-11:10Morning Break
11:10–12:00Jury Selection
Lynne Williams, Bar Harbor, ME
12:00-12:50

Forfeiture Issues
Jeffrey Steinborn, Seattle, WA

12:50-1:40Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Federal Supervised Release
Jeffrey S. Weiner, Miami, FL
1:40-5:00Free Time
5:00-7:00Opening Reception
Pier House
Friday, December 5
Moderator: Roger Scott, Orlando, FL
9:00-9:50Methods for Connecting with the Jury
David Smith, Norman, OK
9:50-10:40How To Keep Your Client From Being Deported
Phil Levin, San Francisco, CA
10:40-10:55Morning Break
10:55-11:55Ethics
John Zwerling and Marvin Miller, Alexandria, VA
11:55-12:45Using Experts In A Marijuana Case
James Woodford, Ph.D., Chattanooga, TN
12:45-1:35Cross Examination
Vincent J. Flynn, Houston, TX
1:35Free Time
Saturday, December 6
Moderator:
Omar Figueroa, San Francisco, CA
9:00-9:50If it’s on TV, it must be true! Using Litigation Software to Captivate Your Jurors
Mark E. Edwards, Durham, NC
9:50-10:50

Professionalism
John Zwerling and Marvin Miller, Alexandria, VA

10:50-11:05Morning Break
11:05-11:55Paraphernalia Issues: Best Business Practices for Retailers; and Defending Against A Criminal Charge
Robert Vaughn, Nashville, TN
11:55-12:45Stories to Expand the Reach of Closing Argument
Robert Glass, New Orleans, LA
12:45-1:35Federal Sentencing and Mitigation
Carmen Hernandez, Washington, DC
1:00-6:30Free Time
6:30-12:00Saturday Night Benefit Banquet
Camille’s Restaurant