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Suppress It!: Fourth Amendment, Eyewitness ID and Ethics
December 8, 2017
Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors
1635 University Blvd NE
4.0 General CLE Credits
2.0 Ethics/Professionalism Credits

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The afternoon ethics portion of this CLE is open to non-NMCDLA members. To attend the full seminar, please join NMCDLA for 2018 by clicking here.


8:30 - 9:00     REGISTRATION

Moderator:    Molly Schmidt Nowara, Garcia Ives Nowara, Santa Fe

9:00 - 9:45     Update on recent 4th Amendment Cases in State and Federal Court
Theodosia Johnson, Assistant Appellate Defender, Law Office of the Public Defender, Santa Fe

9:45 - 10:45   Fourth Amendment and Government Surveillance In our growing police state learn what is and is not allowable under the 4th amendment in government surveillance.
Vincent Ward, Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward P.A., Albuquerque

10:45 -11:00   BREAK

11:00 - 12:00   How to Challenge Eyewitness ID A Back to Basics overview on eyewitness ID jurisprudence and how to litigate motions to suppress eyewitness identifications. David Henderson, Appellate Defender, Law Office of the Public Defender, Santa Fe

12:00 - 1:15     LUNCH—Optional Session: Meet the Mexican Consul Special chance to become familiarized with information and resources available for any client who is a Mexican national. Maxaira Baltazar, Deputy Consul (sign up on registration form)

1:15 - 2:30       Understanding the Science of Memory: The Core of Eyewitness ID Listen to a psychologist expert and a lawyer talk about how someone can be persuaded that they saw something they didn’t.
Professor Shari Berkowitz, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Administration, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA

2:30 - 2:45       BREAK

2:45 - 3:45       Implicit Gender Bias (E/P) What it is, why it's a problem, how society is harmed by it and how we can correct it. Karen Mendenhall, Mendenhall Firm PC, Albuquerque

3:45 - 4:45       Defender Wellness (E/P) Discussion on what to do if you believe a colleague or yourself is working under a disability. Brian Pori, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Albuquerque; Jacquelyn Robins, Jacquelyn Robins Law Firm, Albuquerque; Margaret Strickland, McGraw & Strickland, LLC , Las Cruces

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