2022 Search & Seizure Series (BOTH DAYS) - Warrantless Searches (Day 1) & Search Warrants (Day2)

Event Start:
10/13/2022 4:00 PM
Event End:
10/13/2022 6:00 PM

Dates & Times: 
Day 1 - Thursday, October 13, 2022 – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET
Day 2 - Thursday, November 17, 2022 – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm ET

Price:  $100 for BOTH DAYS  

These programs are online only.

CPCS has approved this program for 2.0 credit hours for each day the Adult Criminal Trial, Adult Criminal Appeals, Juvenile Appeals and YAD panels.

DAY 1 - Warrantless Searches


Hon. Beverly J. Cannone, Superior Court

Hon. Joseph Ditkoff, Appeals Court

Hon. Michael Vitali, District Court, Brockton

Sandra Gant, Federal Public Defenders, Boston (formerly of CPCS)

Korrina Burnham, Esq., CPCS, Springfield

Kerry Beattie, ADA, Hampden District Attorney's Office

Myriam Feliz, ADA, Suffolk District Attorney’s Office


  • Non-Motor Vehicle Stops
    • Field Interrogation Observations (FIO)
    • Terry Stops
    • Pat/frisk
    • When seizures occur
  • Motor Vehicle Stops
    • Exit order
    • Probable cause to arrest
    • Search incident to arrest
    • Motor vehicle exception
    • Inventory searches

DAY 2 - Search Warrants


Hon. Beverly J. Cannone, Superior Court

Hon. Peter Krupp, Superior Court

Hon. Gloria Tan, First Justice, Middlesex Juvenile Court

 Hon. Shelby M. Smith, District Court, Barnstable, Regional Administrative Justice, Region 1

 ADA Erin Murphy, Suffolk County District Attorney’s office

Craig Tavares, CPCS, Brockton

Austin Tzeng, Esq., Tzeng Defense, Quincy

Jamie Charles, ADA, Middlesex Appeals Division


  • Four corners rule of the search warrant
    • Probable cause
    • Nexus
    • Scope
  • Confidential informants
    • Aguilar-Spinelli Doctrine
    • Basis of knowledge
    • Veracity
  • Special issues with digital evidence/searches

Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, accommodations requests, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general contact CLE Coordinator,  Michael Saporito by email at msaporito@socialaw.com. Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Registration fees are non-refundable. Most Social Law Library CLE events are recorded and recordings are sent to all who are registered. The recording is available by digital download, generally within a week after the program date. CLE credit, when applicable, is only granted when the live webinar is attended. 
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