CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT PANEL TRAINING PROGRAM

November 18, 2016

United States Courthouse ~ Greenbelt, Maryland

 

8:30 - 9:00       REGISTRATION

 

9:00 - 9:15       GREETINGS AND OPENING REMARKS

 

                        James Wyda, Federal Public Defender, District of Maryland

                        The Honorable Theodore D. Chuang, Judge, United States District Court

                        for the District of Maryland, Greenbelt, Maryland

 

9:15 - 10:15      JOHNSON’S AFTERMATH

 

Find out what remains of the Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA), U.S.S.G. § 4B1.2, 18 U.S.C. § 16, and 18 U.S.C. § 924(c) after the 18-months of litigation that has followed the Supreme Court’s decision in Johnson.

 

Paresh Patel, Appellate Attorney, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of Maryland

 

Johnson v. US presentation (PDF)

 

Crimes of Violence - Pittsburgh Presentation (PDF)

 

Enumerated Offenses Effective August 1 - Working Paper (PDF)

 

 

 

10:15-11:20      FOURTH AMENDMENT UPDATE

 

Learn the latest developments in Fourth Amendment case law in the Fourth Circuit and the Supreme Court from the past year (or so). Review how the courts are grappling with issues ranging from law enforcement’s use of cutting edge technologies to what constitutes probable cause in states where openly carrying firearms is no longer illegal, and other exciting (and not so exciting) developments.

Meghan Skelton & Joanna Silver, Appellate Attorneys,

                        Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of Maryland

 

DOJ Cell Site Simulator Policy 9-3-15 (PDF)

 

Drones Aerial Surveillance McNeal Final (PDF)

 

                        Protecting Privacy from Aerial Surveillance (PDF) 

 

Grady v. North Carolina (PDF)

 

State v. Andrews (PDF)

 

                        US v. Lambis (PDF)

 

US v. Graham En Banc (PDF)

 

US v. Saboonchi 1 (PDF)

 

US v. Saboonchi 2 (PDF)

 

11:20 - 11:30BREAK

 

                        11:30 - 12:35    ETHICS WHEN GATHERING SOCIAL MEDIA EVIDENCE

 

This interactive session will discuss the key Rules of Professional Conduct that should guide attorneys when collecting and preparing to use social media data as evidence, as well as examine the ethical pitfalls when responding to subpoenas or other requests for the client’s social media information.

 

Kevin Tate, Assistant Federal Defender, Federal Defenders of Western N.C., Inc.

                        Trish Slater, Staff Investigator, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of Maryland

 

Ethics and Social Media - Key Rules to Professional Conduct (PDF)

 

Social Media Investigation (PDF)

 

 

12:35 - 12:45    LESSONS LEARNED: ATTACKING ALLEGATIONS OF FORCE

                        AND COERCION

 

                      Joseph Balter, CJA Panel Attorney

 

12:45 - 1:00      UPDATE FROM CJA PANEL REPRESENTATIVES

                      Maureen Essex, CJA Coordinating Attorney

                        Teresa Whalen, CJA Panel Attorney