Upcoming Trainings: New Legislation Roundup; Preparing and Presenting Simple Habeas Petitions; Introduction to Capital Habeas Practice

November 8, 2021

End-of-Year Legislative Round Up Webinar: November 9, 2021, 12 to 1 p.m.

In addition to SB 775, there was no shortage of criminal and juvenile justice bills this past legislative session, and a number of new laws relevant to our practice will be taking effect at the start of next year. Join FDAP Staff Attorneys Nat Miller and Deborah Rodriguez on November 9, 2021 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for an end-of-year legislative roundup webinar providing an overview of these new laws and their likely impact on our practice.

The webinar is approved for 1.0 hour of MCLE credit.

Preparing and Presenting Simple Habeas Petitions To Supplement Related Claims Raised on Direct Appeal

Habeas petitions can be intimidating, especially for those new to criminal appellate practice. But they don’t have to be. Join FDAP Staff Attorneys Shannon Chase and Lauren Dodge on December 9, 2021 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. as they walk through a common habeas claim based on ineffective assistance of trial counsel. This webinar, geared for newer practitioners and those looking for a refresher on habeas basics, will cover the when, why and how of filing a companion habeas petition in the Court of Appeal to support related claims raised on direct appeal.

The webinar is approved for 1.0 hour of MCLE credit, including one hour of appellate and criminal specialization.

Register here.

Online Seminar: Introduction To State Capital Habeas Practice, November 18th-19th, 2021

The Habeas Corpus Resource Center and California Appellate Project have announced a live, online webinar: Introduction to State Capital Habeas Practice. This two-day seminar is aimed at counsel who may be interested in seeking appointment to capital habeas cases in California state court. The seminar is free, and offers 8 hours of MCLE. It is scheduled for November 18 and 19, 2021. 

Information about the program, including registration details, is available here.