Criminal Justice

2024 Annual Program: Establishing Innocence or Guilt


Registration Open

TX MCLE Credit will be available

Viewing Available August 1-30, 2024

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Available Soon! On-Demand Recordings of our 18th Annual Actual Innocence Program will be live on August 1st through August 30th – register today to receive the earliest access to the footage.

Registrants must view the recordings prior to August 30th to receive MCLE credit – no exceptions! 

Featured speakers include: 

  • Kenneth Hardin (Harris Managed Assigned Counsel) on “Client Relations” 
  • Gary Udashen (Udashen | Anton) on “Caselaw and Legislative Update” 
  • Matthew Howard (Bexar County District Attorney’s Office) on “Root Cause Analysis and the Role of the State” 
  • M. Chris Fabricant (The Innocence Project) on “Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System” 
  • Mitha Nandagopalan (The Innocence Project) on “New Developments: AI and Emerging Surveillance Technologies” 
  • Dr. Jeff Salyards (CSAFE) on “Forensic Science Reform – Working to Get It Right” 

The information presented in these recordings while current at the time of the program, may or may not now reflect the most current legal developments.

Who Should Register?

Registration is open to Texas Defense and Prosecuting attorneys, their support staff (paralegals, mitigation specialists, investigators, and others may apply), judges, law students, and sworn law enforcement officers (no TCOLE will be offered for the virtual version of this course). Registration is $10 for all qualified individuals. 

Note: CLE credit is available for those who did not attend in-person on the original program dates and receive credit.

Topics and Presenters

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TX MCLE Credit

The State Bar of Texas has approved this program for a total of 12.5 hours, of which 0.75 credit hours will apply to ethics/professional responsibility credit.

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.

Other Information

We will be using a third party platform to host the on demand recording. By registering for this event, your email address and personal information will be used by the webinar organizer to communicate with you about this event and other services.

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