Recurring Issues in Superior Court Criminal Trials

Event Start:
03/19/2019 4:00 PM
Event End:
03/19/2019 6:00 PM

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Social Law Library, John Adams Courthouse, Boston, MA.
Program Fee: $65

This program qualifies for 2.0 CLE hours for the post-conviction panel and the adult criminal trial panel.

Hon. Heidi E. Brieger, Moderator
Hon. Kenneth J. Fishman
Hon. Timothy Q. Feeley
Hon. Mary K. Ames

The panel of Superior Court judges will discuss a variety of legal, procedural and practical issues arising in criminal trials, such as:

Empanelment, including 
   • Soares challenges
   • Defendant’s presence at sidebar conferences 

Instructions to the jury during trial, including
    • Limiting instructions
    • Mid-trial curative instructions
    • Final jury charge
 Motions in Limine, including
    • Other bad acts of the defendant
    • In-court identification of the defendant
 Trial issues, including
    • Late produced discovery
    • Defendant’s decision not to testify
    • Objections during closing argument
 Witness issues, including
    • Exercise of Fifth Amendment privilege
    • First complaint witness
    • Substitute expert

Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information contact Michael Saporito at Space is limited. Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Same day registrations are $5.00 extra. Registration fees are non-refundable. Registrants for this program acknowledge that during the program their photographic or videographic images may be incidentally taken; registrants agree that the submission of their registrations for this program constitutes their written consent to the Social Law Library’s use of any such image in print and online materials solely for promotion of the Library’s noncommercial CLE seminars and other educational events and activities.
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