Challenging Issues in Domestic Violence Cases

Event Start:
04/24/2018 4:00 PM
Event End:
04/24/2018 6:30 PM

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from  4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Location: Social Law Library, Boston, MA
Cost: $65

CPCS approved for 2.5 hours for YAD, Adult Criminal and Post-Conviction panels.

District Court Judge Marianne Hinkle, Program Chair
Appeals Court Justice Sydney Hanlon
ADA Lisa Beatty, Norfolk District Attorney’s Office
Adam Malinowski, Law Office of Adam Malinowski
Robert Normandin, Law Office of Robert Normandin
ADA Maren Schrader, Middlesex District Attorney’s Office

“Challenging Issues In Domestic Violence Cases” will focus on some of the more difficult issues that arise in criminal cases involving allegations of domestic violence. You will hear from an Appeals Court judge about the more significant recent appellate decisions in this frequently litigated area. You will also hear from experienced practitioners, both prosecutors and defense attorneys, about the legal, tactical and ethical issues that can arise when handling these often complex cases—from 58A hearings through to sentencing considerations, including such trial issues as voir dire questions, Fifth Amendment issues, admissibility of social media evidence and forfeiture by wrongdoing.

TOPICS COVERED:

• 58A HEARINGS (BRIEF OVERVIEW)
• SELECTION
• EXCITED UTTERANCES (BRIEF OVERVIEW)
• ADMISSIBILITY OF ELECTRONIC AND SOCIAL MEDIA EVIDENCE
• COMMON EVIDENTIARY ISSUES IN RESTRAINING ORDER VIOLATION TRIALS
• FIFTH AMENDMENT ISSUES
• FORFEITURE BY WRONGDOING
• SENTENCING IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RELATED CASES

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 msaporito@socialaw.com. 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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