Monday, August 17

8:00 Breakfast and Seminar Registration
9:00 Welcome (No CLE for this session)

9:30 Self Introduction of Attendees (No CLE for this session)
10:00 Welcome and Political Update (No CLE for this session)

10:30 Cannabis, the Law, and You — A NORML Perspective of Where We Are and Where We Are Going

11:20 Break
11:35 The Challenges of Getting Discovery from a Federal Drug Task Force 

12:25 Recent Revisions to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines 

1:05  Free Time 
5:00 – 7:00 Opening Reception, The Gant 

Tuesday, August 18

8:00 Breakfast and Seminar Registration
9:00 The Challenges of Representing a Defendant in a High Profile Case

9:50 What Every Non-family Law Attorney Must Know About Cannabis and Child Custody 

10:40 Break
11:00 Fighting Against Job Discrimination for State Authorized Marijuana Use 

11:50 Techniques for Seeking Jury Nullification in a Marijuana Case 

12:40 Medical and Recreational Cannabis: The Bumpy Road Ahead

1:30  Free Time 
2:00-5:00  Visit to Woody Creek Tavern and a Walk through the Labyrinth at Hunter Thompson’s Owl Farm
(Optional Event)

  • Lunch On Your Own at Woody Creek Tavern.
  • Owl Farm Labyrinth walk hosted by Hunter’s widow, Anita Thompson and former Pitkin Country Sheriff Bob Braudis, Hunter’s close friend.
  • Transporation provided.

Wednesday, August 19 

8:00 Breakfast
8:00-1:45 Distribute and collect CLE attendance forms
9:00 Cannabis and Intellectual Property Law Update for 2020

9:50 Winning your case with Daubert/Frye

10:40 Break
10:55 Wiretaps Are So Last Year: The Continuing Evolution of Electronic Evidence Techniques Directed at Marijuana 

11:45 Jury Selection in a Marijuana Case 

12:35 Annual Review of Important 4th Amendment Decisions

1:25 Free Time
6:00 – 10:00 Annual Benefit Dinner at the Home of Chris and Gerry Goldstein
(Optional Event)

  • Catered by Aspen Chef Chris Lanter, Cache Cache and Home Team BBQ