JUNE 19-21, 2019

Trial Advocacy Skills

Opioid and Violent Crimes Training

Brought to you by Bay Mills Indian Community & OJS Tribal Justice Support in partnership with Michigan State University of Law.

WHEN /

JUNE 19-21, 2019

WHERE /

Michigan State University College of Law 

648 N. Shaw Lane

East Lansing, Michigan.

LODGING/

SpringHill Suites East Lansing University Area

 

Room Block Information 

Bay Mills Trial Advocacy Training 

Start Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019

End Date: Monday, June 24, 2019

Last Day to Book: Friday, May 24, 2019

(6/10 Update: there may still be rooms available and we are working with hotel to see if they will still honor the conference rates. So if you have not booked, please book ASAP.)

 

ABOUT THE EVENT /

An interactive training designed to improve the effective prosecution of cases involving illegal narcotics, violent crime and

to enhance tribal justice systems.

 

Featured trainers include Jeff Davis, Colette Routel, Gina Allery, Hon. Leo Brisbois, Hon. Ron Whitener and more

This training will be hands on learning and practical application for tribal prosecutors, defenders and judges

MN CLE Credits (including Ethics) have been applied for. 

AT A GLANCE SCHEDULE /

June 19

8:00am - 5:15pm

MSU Law Moot Court Room

 

8:00-8:30 

Student Registration

 

8:30 – 9:00

Traditional Welcome, Opening Remarks and Faculty Introductions

 

9:00 – 9:30

Overview of the Case and Notable Challenges

 

9:30 – 10:45

Workshop 1: Case Analysis and Trial Preparation

Prosecution, Defense & Judicial Breakouts

 

10:45 – 11:00    Break

 

11:00 – Noon

Lecture: Charging Decisions, Probable Cause Challenge and Rulings - Using police report, witness interviews and tribal codes

 

Noon – 1:15

Lunch Sponsored by MSU Law

 

1:15 – 3:30

 Workshop 2 – Charging Decisions, Probable Cause Challenge, Bail and Arraignment

Prosecution, Defense & Judicial Breakouts

 

3:30 – 3:45       Break

 

3:35 – 4:15

Lecture and Demonstration – Witness Preparation

 

4:15 – 5:15

Lecture and Demonstration – Opening Statement

5:30 

Study Hall Reception at Beggars Banquet

 

EVENING ASSIGNMENT: Prepare opening statement using the case file. 

June 20

8:00am - 6:00pm

MSU Law Moot Court Room

 

8:30 – 11:00 am

Workshop – Opening Statements (Videotaped)

 

11:00 - Noon

Lecture and Demonstration: Direct Examinations

             

Noon – 1:15

Lunch Sponsored by MSU Law

 

1:15 – 2:00

Demonstrations: Exhibits, Laying Foundations and Demonstrative Exhibits

 

2:00 – 2:15       Break

 

2:15 – 3:45

Workshop 3: Direct Examinations (Videotaped)

 

3:45 – 4:00       Break

 

4:00 – 5:00

Lecture and Demonstration: Cross Examination

 

5:00 – 6:00

Lecture: Trial with an Eye On Ethics

EVENING ASSIGNMENT: Prepare Cross Examination and Closing

June 21

8:00am - 5:15pm

MSU Law Moot Court Room

8:30 – 9:30

Lecture and Demonstration: Impeachment

 

9:30 – 11:00

Workshop 4: Student Cross Examination (Videotaped)

 

11:00 – 11:15    Break

 

11:15 – Noon

Lecture: Using Expert Witnesses at Trial

 

Noon – 1:15

Lunch Sponsored by MSU Law

 

1:15 – 2:00

Lecture and Demonstration: Closing Argument

 

2:00 – 2:15

Break and Evaluation

 

2:15 – 4:00

  Workshop 5 – Student Closing Arguments

 

4:00

Closing