Discovery: Stay Out of Trouble -- Knowing the Rules and Ethical Considerations

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On-Demand Webinar: Discovery: Stay Out of Trouble - Knowing the Rules and Ethical Considerations
90-minute presentation 
CLE: 1.50 Credits

A Prosecutor’s duty to provide discovery in a timely manner is fundamental to a defendant’s right to a fair trial.  The failure to fully comply with discovery obligations can not only jeopardize your case, it can also jeopardize your career.  This course will explore both the nuts and bolts of a prosecutor’s discovery obligations as well as ethical considerations in determining what evidence is discoverable.  Against the backdrop of a multi-defendant, high-profile drug trafficking crime, the course will explore determining what evidence is discoverable under most rules of criminal procedure, the applicable rules of professional conduct, Brady/Giglio considerations, the use of informants, ethical rules and considerations when dealing with the media, electronic discovery, dealing with the 11th hour surprise by the lead investigator, and other discovery related issues.  Participation is encouraged.

This program qualifies for 1.50 hours of legal ethics credit.

Cost:

Members: $75.00
Non-Members: $82.50
If you would like to become a member, please join here!

Interested in a scholarship? Apply now!

The National District Attorneys Association (NDAA), with the assistance of the American College of Trial Lawyers Foundation, is able to provide tuition assistance for Prosecutors who would like to attend our courses. We have a limited number of full tuition scholarships available. Please find information regarding scholarship eligibility and the application process here.

Eligibility

NDAA’s mission to serve and support prosecutors and their staff. In consideration of this commitment, NDAA requires that all those in attendance of our programs currently work in or work closely with prosecution: NDAA invites prosecutors, lawyers and paralegals in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices. If you are not sure about your eligibility, please contact Project Coordinator Logan Kilduff  lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

Questions?

Please contact training@ndaajustice.org.

Britt Imes

Supervising Deputy District Attorney

San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office

Britt Imes has been a criminal prosecutor for the last 19 years.  Britt is currently a Supervising Deputy District Attorney in the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office.  During his career Britt has held assignments ranging from misdemeanors and juvenile prosecutions to three-strikes and homicide cases.  He spent several years as the lead and supervising attorney for the gang prosecution unit.  Britt has provided training, resources and technical assistance to prosecutors and members of law enforcement across California and nationally on issues related to gang investigations and prosecutions, evidence and trial advocacy.

Continuing Legal Education Credits: 1.50 hours
NDAA has applied for CLE credit in the states of Georgia, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Virginia.  

Zoom will log each attendee’s “time in session” for the webinar. All attendees who sign into the webinar and complete the session will be sent a copy of the PowerPoint presentation, speaker biography, and a Uniform CLE Certificate from NDAA staff following the event.

Attendees must self-submit this course for approval in their home state. All attorneys are responsible for any fees associated with CLE filing. Attorneys seeking CLE credit should contact their state bar associations for more information.  General questions or additional information regarding CLE credit can be directed to Project Coordinator Logan Kilduff at lkilduff@ndaajustice.org.

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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. A Prosecutor’s duty to provide discovery in a timely manner is fundamental to a defendant’s right to a fair trial. The failure to fully comply with discovery obligations can not only jeopardize your case, it can also jeopardize your career. This course will explore both the nuts and bolts of a prosecutor’s discovery obligations as well as ethical considerations in determining what evidence is discoverable. Against the backdrop of a multi-defendant, high-profile drug trafficking crime, the course will explore determining what evidence is discoverable under most rules of criminal procedure, the applicable rules of professional conduct, Brady/Giglio considerations, the use of informants, ethical rules and considerations when dealing with the media, electronic discovery, dealing with the 11th hour surprise by the lead investigator, and other discovery related issues. Participation is encouraged.
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