Washington, DC: NORML is accepting last minute registrations from criminal defense attorneys who wish to attend the organization’s 30th annual Key West Legal Seminar.
This year’s seminar will take place Thursday, November 29, through Saturday, December 1, 2012 at the Pier House Resort and Caribbean Spa in Key West, Florida. Join NORML’s staff, Board, and many of the nation’s top criminal defense attorneys in one of America’s most ‘cannabis-friendly’ cities.Presentations at this year’s conference include: “Federal Preemption and the Supremacy Clause,” “Challenging The Reliability and Legality of Drug Tests,” “iPad and iPhone for the Defense: These and Other High Tech Aides for Criminal Defense Attorneys,” and “Using the Available Science to Challenge the Claim That an Officer Smelled Marijuana.”Speakers include: Gerald Goldstein, past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) and legal counsel for the late-Hunter S. Thompson; John Wesley Hall, past president of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Norm Kent, author of The Pot Warrior’s Manifesto and a member of NORML’s Board of Directors; Lewis Maltby, president of the National Workrights Institute (formerly the national employment rights project of the ACLU); 4th Amendment specialist Adam Wolf, named 2009 CA Lawyer of the Year; and NORML Executive Director Allen St. Pierre.
Social events include an opening night reception and a NORML benefit dinner at Camille’s Restaurant.
Conference agenda and registration information for the 30th annual NORML Key West Legal Seminar is available onlin. The Key West Legal Seminar is fully accredited in every state that requires continuing legal education (CLE) for attorneys.