This coming Friday, October 23, 2009, Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Federal Public Defenders Office will be sponsoring seminars on the Fourth Amendment and Deconstructing the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.
Where: Casa Olímpica (Old YMCA), Old San Juan
The Morning Session is sponsored by Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PRACDL), and the afternoon session is sponsored by the Federal Public Defender's Office. You must register separately for each one, per instructions here.
Morning Session (sponsored by PRACDL):
8:00-8:30: Registration8:30-12:30 p.m.: What Happened to the Fourth Amendment?
Learn what the Supreme Court, First Circuit and other courts are saying about:
- the “automobile exception”;
- third-party consent;
- computer searches, etc.;
- arrests that are illegal under state law; and
- Fourth Amendment violations they won’t remedy.
PRACDL is privileged to present David Rudovsky.
President of the Board of Directors of the Defender Association of Philadelphia; founder and Vice-President of its Innocence Project; author of The Law of Arrest, Search and Seizure in Pennsylvania; co-author of Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation; McArthur Fellow, and Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania where he has taught Constitutional Criminal Law, Trial Advocacy, Criminal Procedure and Evidence.
This morning session is free for: all PRACDL members and all attorneys from the Federal Public Defenders. You may also attend free of charge if you join PRACDL for the year 2010 (if you qualify for membership in PRACDL - to see if you qualify for PRACDL membership, check out the By Laws, Article II, Sections B and C here), pay your $90.00 annual dues, and get the remaining months of this year's membership as a bonus to your membership. You must also complete a PRACDL Membership Application Form.
To Register for the Morning Session, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 787-751-4941.
Afternoon Session (sponsored by the Federal Public Defenders Office):
2:00-5:00 p.m. - Deconstructing the Guidelines (How to Get a Better Sentence)
The Federal Public Defenders Office is pleased to present Sarah Noonan.
Sentencing Resource Counsel for the Federal and Community Defenders.
All CJA Panel Members are invited to attend the afternoon session. There will be 3 CJA CLE credit hours awarded for attendance at this session.
To Register for the Afternoon Session, call 787-281-4927 (Ms. Mildred Ward, at FPD's Office).
Parking available at doña Fela's and Covadonga.