Reminder: Upcoming RJA and New Legislation Trainings

Register now for two upcoming trainings: The RJA on Appeal Part II: Implicit Bias and Language-Based Claims on Thursday, November 30th and New Legislation Webinar on Wednesday, December 6th. Descriptions and registration links for all of our upcoming trainings can be found on the Upcoming Events page of FDAP’s website.

The RJA on Appeal Part II:
Implicit Bias and Language-Based Claims
November 30, 2023, 12:00 to 1:30 p.m.

Arizona State University Clinical Professor of Law Mary Bowman will be joining us to provide information on implicit bias and to discuss the use of racially coded language and its impact in our system of justice. Following Professor Bowman’s presentation, SDAP Staff Attorney Anna L. Stuart will take us through some examples from case law and recent superior court litigation to suggest ways in which language-based claims might be raised on appeal under the RJA. This webinar qualifies for 1.5 hours of MCLE credit, of which 1.5 hours qualifies for elimination of bias credit. Register here.

New Legislation Webinar
December 6, 2023, 12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

In 2023, a host of new legislation relevant to our work and the people we serve was enacted into law. Please join FDAP Staff Attorneys Deborah Rodriguez and Nat Miller for an overview of new criminal, juvenile delinquency, and civil commitment laws. This webinar is eligible for 1.25 hours of MCLE credit, including appellate and criminal specialization credit. Register here.