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29th Annual Juvenile Law Conference

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016
5.75 HOURS (INCLUDING 2.75 HOURS OF ETHICS)

9:00 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS
The State of Texas v. Cameron Moon:
Ethical Issues in Assessing Whether Youth Should Be Certified (1.00 Hour Ethics)
D. Christene Wood and Jack Carnegie PPT
Appellate Counsel for Cameron Moon
Houston, Texas

10:15 am How to Handle Certification Hearings (0.50 Hour)
Kameron Johnson, Chief Juvenile Public Defender PPT
Austin, Texas

10:45 am Determinate Sentence (0.75 Hour)
Ryan Mitchell, Attorney at Law PPT
Houston, Texas

1:00 pm #Admissibility: Getting Social Media Evidence into the Record (0.75 Hour)
Brad Schuelke, Assistant Attorney General PPT
Paul Singer, Assistant Attorney General

Office of the Attorney General
Austin, Texas

1:45 pm Chapter 55: Ethical Issues When Dealing with an Incompetent Youthful Offender (0.50 Hour Ethics)
Bill Cox, Deputy Public Defender PPT
El Paso County Public Defender’s Office
El Paso, Texas

2:30 pm Police Interactions with Juveniles (1.00 Hour)
The Honorable Pat Garza Associate Judge, 386th District Court PPT
San Antonio, Texas

3:30 pm Ethics: Cognitive Bias in Photo Line Ups (1.25 Hour Ethics)
James Hammond, Investigator PPT
Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
Debbie Jones, Victim Advocate

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2016
6.50 HOURS (INCLUDING 0.75 HOUR OF ETHICS)

8:30 am TJJD: Intake, MLOS, Placement, Parole,
Regionalization, and Other Initiatives (0.75 Hour)
Jill Mata, General Counsel PPT
Texas Juvenile Justice Department
Austin, Texas

9:15 am KEYNOTE ADDRESS
The Thin Blue Line: Why Brady Matters
(0.75 Hour)
Randy Schaffer, Attorney at Law
Houston, Texas

10:15 am In the Wake of Michael Morton
Brady v. Maryland & Texas Discovery
(0.75 Hour)
Professor Geary Reamey PPT
St. Mary’s University School of Law
San, Antonio, Texas

11:00 am Synthetics360: Latest Trends, Court Rulings,
Detection and Testing (0.75 Hour)
Don Flanary, Attorney at Law PPT
San Antonio, Texas

1:15 pm Investigating the Case: Your Ethical Duty to Know
What’s Going On (0.75 Hour Ethics)
Robert James Herrera PPT
Attorney at Law
Dallas, Texas

2:00 pm The Clock is Ticking, It’s Not a Hoax:
The Intersection of Juvenile Justice and School
Discipline (0.75 Hour)
Eric Ransleben, Attorney at Law PPT
Trophy Club, Texas

3:00 pm Representing Sex Offenders (0.75 Hour)
David Gonzalez, Attorney at Law PPT
Austin, Texas
3:45 pm Sealing the Deal: Persuasive Arguments
(0.75 Hour)

4:30 pm Mental Health and IDD Commitments to the
Mexia State Supported Living Center (0.50 Hour)
Mike Davis, Director PPT
Mexia State Supported Living Center

5:15 pm Texas Board of Legal Specialization:
Answers to All of Your Questions
About Becoming Board Certified
Executive Salon 5 (3rd Floor)
Facilitated by Odessa Bradshaw
Texas Board of Legal Specialization

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016
3.25 HOURS (INCLUDING 1.50 HOURS OF ETHICS)

8:30 am Ethical Issues in Representing Children with Special
Needs (0.75 Hour Ethics)
Karen Dalglish Seal, Attorney at Law
San Antonio, Texas

9:15 am In Review: Changes in the Juvenile Justice System
from the 84th Texas Legislative Session (0.50 Hour)
Riley Shaw, Chief Juvenile Prosecutor PPT
Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office
Fort Worth, Texas

 

9:45 am Supreme Court of Texas: Factual Sufficiency of Evidence in
Juvenile Appeals (0.50 Hour)
Brian Fischer, Attorney at Law PPT
Houston, Texas

10:45 am Ethics: Privacy and Confidentiality of Juvenile
Hearings and Dealing with the Media
(0.75 Hour Ethics)
Patricia Cummings, Chief PPT
Conviction Integrity Unit
Dallas County District Attorney’s Office
Dallas, Texas

11:30 am Case Law Update (0.75 Hour)
The Honorable Pat Garza PPT
Associate Judge, 386th District Court
San Antonio, Texas