2012 Agenda

Thursday, November 29
Moderator: William Rittenberg, New Orleans, LA

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 NORML Update
(no CLE credit for this talk)
Allen St. Pierre, NORML Executive Director
9:30 The History of NORML Key West Legal Seminars
(no CLE credit for this talk)
Norm Kent, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
9:45 Latest Court Decisions
Gerry Goldstein, San Antonio, TX

Federal Preemption and the Supremacy Clause
Marvin Miller, Alexandria, VA
Alan Silber, Roseland, NJ

11:25 Morning Break
11:40 Killing Me Softly: Cross-Examining the Helpful Witness
Daniel-Paul Alva, Philadelphia, PA

Cross Examining on Prior Instances of Untruthfulness and Deceit Under Rule 608(b)
Billy Murphy, Balltimore, MD

1:20 Free Time
5:00 Opening Reception
Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa

Friday, November 30
Moderator: Jeffrey Steinborn, Seattle, WA

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 iPad and iPhone for the Defense and Other High Tech Aides for Criminal Defense Attorneys
E.X. Martin, Dallas, TX
9:50 Challenging The Reliability and Legality of Drug Tests
Lewis Maltby (National Workrights Institute), Princeton, NJ
Adam Wolf, San Francisco, CA
10:50 Morning Break
11:10 Federal Sentencing Updates
Mycki Ratzan, Moamo, FL
12:00 The Ethics of Representing a Client Who Insists on Lying or Perpetrating a Fraud on the Court
Denis DeVlaming, Clearwater, FL
1:00 Free Time

Saturday, December 1
Moderator: Cal Williams, Colby, KS

8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Using the Science Available to Challenge the Claim that the Officer Smelled Marijuana
James Woodford, PhD, Chattanooga, TN

Conducting Voir Dire in the Real World
John Zwerling, Alexandria, VA

10:40 Morning Break
11:00 Representing a Client with Mental Illness/Development Disabilities
Elizabeth Kelley, Cleveland, OH
11:50 Ethical Issues Involved in Setting Fees in a Criminal Case
John Wesley Hall, Little Rock, AR
12:50 Free Time

NORML Benefit Dinner
Camille's Restaurant

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