2106 Agenda

Thursday, December 8

8:00 Continental Breakfast and Seminar Registration
9:00 Welcome
9:30 Annual 4th Amendment Update
10:20 Rescheduling Versus Descheduling: The Details Matter
11:10 Morning Break
11:25 Taking the Chance on a Trial Penalty
12:15 Marijuana Business Law 101
1:05 Free Time
5:00-7:00 Opening Reception
  • Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa

Friday, December 9

8:00 Continental Breakfast and Seminar Registration
9:00 Framing or Re-framing a Drug Case
9:50 Cannabis Land Use Regulations
10:40 Morning Break
11:00 Federal Sentencing in Marijuana Cases
11:50 Challenging the Use of Stingray and Hailstorm Devices
12:40 Details of the Successful Marijuana Voter Initiatives
  • Norm Kent, NORML Board Vice-Chair
  • No CLE Credit will be provided for this lecture
1:30 Free Time
Dinner On Your Own

Saturday, December 10

8:00 Continental Breakfast
9:00 Setting and Making Bond
9:50 Alleyne and Other New Applications of the Apprendi Doctrine
10:40 Morning Break
11:00 Ethics
12:00 Why Marijuana Legalization Makes Sense from the Perspective of a (former) US Attorney
12:50 Representing a Defendant in a Black Lives Matter Case
1:40 Free Time
7:00-9:00 NORML Benefit Dinner
  • Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa
  • Pre-dinner cocktails and beverages are being graciously donated by the Chicago law offices of Stephen Komie, in celebration of his 40th anniversary as a lawyer.


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