Establishing Innocence or Guilt
Plano, Texas, USA
Registration open! Details, including the agenda, presenters and approved CLE credit, will be posted here once confirmed.
This annual program will be a forum to consider wrongful convictions and answer the questions: Why do wrongful convictions occur? What can be done to reduce the likelihood of wrongful convictions? CLE and TCOLE Credit will be available pending approval.
COVID Warning and Protocols (Updated 1/31/2022): In an effort to ensure the safety of participants and staff, program participants will be required to follow certain procedures that comply with CAIL-mandated safety protocols for our building: CAIL’s Criminal Justice Programs COVID Protocols.
Additionally, bear in mind that individuals are at different comfort levels with social interaction, even when fully vaccinated. Please respect the boundaries set by each individual, including closeness during conversations and physical contact, such as hand shaking, and be mindful of CDC recommendations on matters such as hand washing.
This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Topics and Presenters
Who Should Attend?
Judges, Prosecutors and their staff, Criminal Defense Attorneys and their staff, Law Enforcement Officers, and law students.
The State Bar of Texas has approved this program for a total of 8.25 hours, of which 1.0 credit hour will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit (as of 8/30/2022).
In addition to Texas, after the program (if requested) CAIL will directly apply for course accreditation in the following states, as long as course materials and evaluations are not required: California, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Attorneys may be eligible to receive CLE credit through attorney self-submission in other states, as long as course materials and evaluations are not required to be submitted.
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