White Collar Summer Series:
Criminal Conspiracy: Challenging the Prosecutor's Darling
Featuring John D. Cline and Professor Steven Morrison
This 90-minute webinar will introduce the major evidentiary, elemental, and constitutional challenges that criminal defense attorneys face when their clients are charged with conspiracy in a federal case. It will also provide attorneys with arguments and sources they can use to address these difficult cases. To provide context, the webinar will also provide a short introduction to conspiracy law, a history of the law, and proposals for reform.
August 6, 2014
Webinar (no CLE) – Free
Webinar (with CLE) - $60
DVD Recording - $60
John D. Cline - John Cline graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas Law School, where he was editor-in-chief of the Texas Law Review. After graduation, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Homer Thornberry of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. John began practice at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., where he became a partner in 1994. Following a move to New Mexico, John became a shareholder at Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg & Cline in 1997. He joined Jones Day as a partner in San Francisco in 2004 and left in 2010 to form the Law Office of John D. Cline. John has been included as a Northern California Superlawyer since 2005; he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for many years; he is listed in Chambers USA; and he has appeared on a variety of other "best lawyer" lists. He has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He currently serves on the Standards Committee of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section.
Steven R. Morrison -
Steven R. Morrison is an assistant professor at the University of North Dakota School of Law, where he teaches in the areas of criminal and constitutional law. He graduated from Boston College Law School, and clerked for Justice Warren M. Silver of the State of Maine Supreme Judicial Court. He was then an associate at the Boston criminal defense law firm Carney & Bassil. Professor Morrison is the author of a number of law review articles, which have appeared or will appear in journals at Stanford Law School, the University of Virginia School of Law, Northwestern Law School, and others. His most recent work focuses on the intersection between criminal conspiracy and First Amendment and other constitutional rights. He is currently working on developing theories of group criminal conduct. Professor Morrison is active on the Fourth Amendment, National Security, and Sentencing Committees of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys. Professor Morrison also, pursuant to the Criminal Justice Act, represents criminal appellants before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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CLE Credit will be available to participants who fulfill the necessary requirements, and for states where self-study CLE is authorized & approved. Additional self-study CLE filing fees are required in some states, and are due at the time of registration for attorneys from the following states: IL ($15).
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