Criminal Justice

The Howeth Method: Evidence Boot Camp

A Program For The Defense


Live Webinar

Registration Open

MCLE Credit will be available

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COVID-19 Update, as of 6/15/2020:  

The Center for American & International Law has suspended live, in-person attendance for this program.

This year’s program will offer limited selections on the topic, virtually via Webcast, on the currently scheduled dates, enabling registered attendees to receive timely information and meet some of their MCLE requirements. We will notify all current registrants via email with options for transferring their registration to the webcast and/or requesting refunds.
We will post here specific details on this webcast in the upcoming days. 

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You must pre-register to access the webcast. Details for connecting to the webcast will be sent to all registrants by July 16.

The course teaches the "Howeth Method" of understanding evidence. The late Jerry Howeth was an Austin attorney and longtime faculty of this program, who was recognized as an expert in Texas evidentiary law. Participants will learn how to apply the rules of evidence in very practical situations and will be exposed to Jerry's unique method of understanding the Texas Rules of Evidence. 

This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

Who Should Attend?

With the exception of invited faculty, attendance is limited to defense attorneys and those who directly assist them in Criminal Defense Litigation. Please read before registering: You may not register for this program if you are, or are working for, affiliated, clerking or interning with: a full-time law enforcement officer, a full or part-time state or federal prosecutor, or a full or part-time criminal defense attorney who is currently acting as a prosecutor or special prosecutor in a capital case (unfortunately, no exceptions).

Other Information

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials. Waiver recipients must attend the program to receive the materials.

Nondiscriminatory Policy

The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

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