Department of Justice
Keeping Defender Workloads Manageable, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, January 2001
Contracting for Indigent Defense Services, Bureau of Justice Assistance, U.S. Department of Justice, April 2000
Criminal Justice Standards, American Bar Association
When excessive Public Defender Workloads Violate the Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel Without a Showing of Prejudice, Laurence A. Brenner, American Constitutional Society for Law and Policy, March 2011
Eligibility for Justice: Guidelines for Appointing Defense Counsel, Access to Justice Program, Brennan Center for Justice, 2008
Formal Ethics Opinion 06-441: Ethical Obligations of Lawyers who Represent Indigent Criminal Defendants when Excessive Caseloads Interfere with Competent and Diligent Representation, Standing Committee on Ethics & Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association, May 2006
Ten Principles of a Public Defense Delivery System, Standing Committee On Legal Aid And Indigent Defense, American Bar Association, February 2002
A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys
This Guide to Federal Evidence is the only federal evidence handbook written exclusively for criminal defense lawyers. The Guide analyzes each Federal Rule of Evidence and outlines the main evidentiary issues that confront criminal defense lawyers. It also summarizes countless defense favorable cases and provides tips on how to avoid common evidentiary pitfalls. The Guide contains multiple user-friendly flowcharts aimed at helping the criminal defense lawyer tackle evidence problems. A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence is an indispensable tool in preparing a case for trial.
Modern Digital Evidence & Technologies in Criminal Cases
Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated playbook. This program is a contemporary training that identifies emerging technologies and digital evidence encountered in today's criminal cases and arms you with the tools necessary to combat expert witnesses, prosecutorial overreach, and an uneducated judge and jury. This comprehensive CLE program covers both general aspects of new technologies as well as practical courtroom application and legal challenges to the use of these new technologies.
Top Shelf DUI Defenses: The Law, The Science, The Techniques (2021)
If you are serious about being an effective DUI defense advocate, or if you’re considering adding DUI defenses to your portfolio, you need to know the latest scientific and legal strategies to optimize your success at trial. Learn from the best-of-the-best in the field in this unique CLE Program, updated for 2021.
Defending Modern Drug Cases (2021)
From challenging the arrest and seizure to picking a jury and cross-examining police officers, defense attorneys handling drug cases must be able to construct a defense that will increase the chances of the client getting a positive result for your client.
Effective motion practice, juror selection, and storytelling have never been more important. This seminar will introduce defense counsel to techniques that have been used at recent drug trials to rebut specific claims and overcome the emotion created in today’s criminal legal system.