We offer a wide array of resources for criminal law attorneys, from authoritative law books to powerful online resources and timely CLE programs. These include our flagship publication, California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice, widely known as the “crim law bible,” and titles published jointly with the California Center for Judicial Education and Research (CJER), including Felony Sentencing Handbook, Mandatory Criminal Jury Instructions Handbook, and others. These practice books and many others are available in our OnLAW Criminal Law Library.
This program helps lawyers in various fields issue-spot and identify the post-conviction remedies available for their staff, colleagues, and clients. Prior convictions can have an effect on an individual's ability to secure employment, stop deportation, secure citizenship, among other direct and collateral consequences. The program provides lawyers with the tools to identify the relief applicable and provide competent advice on how to secure that relief.
0.75 Hours MCLE Credit
This seminar will help you to quickly identify prosecutorial conduct exceeding the limits of advocacy during trial
1 Hour MCLE Credit
Retired Los Angeles Assistant Head Deputy District District Attorney Bill Woods will take you through Brady and other cases that have shaped a prosecutor’s discovery obligations. He will also cover the applicable Rules of Professional Conduct and how the proposed changes to the rules might affect disclosure obligations under Brady.
1 hour MCLE Credit
1 hour (C) Substantive Criminal Law and Procedure
The passage of SB1437 offers some relief to defendants convicted of murder pursuant to “felony murder” or “natural and probable consequences.” Although a simple form has been made available to request relief, applying the new rule is complicated. Learn from lead drafter, Kate Chatfield, what the law does, the procedure for applying for relief, and how the applications are being handled in different counties across the state.
1 Hour MCLE Credit, including 1 Hour Specialization in Criminal Law
Join acclaimed Supreme Court scholar Rex Heinke for our annual recap of select decisions from the Supreme Court of the United States.
1 hour MCLE Credit
Recent revisions to California Penal Code § 290 have resulted in a three-tiered system of ending most registration requirements after 10 or 20 years that is set to become fully operative by 2022. This program provides an overview of the revisions to the law and explains the effects on those who are currently subject to registration as well as those who might become subject to registration after the operative dates.
1 Hour MCLE Credit, including 1 hour of Criminal Law Specialization
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