January 18, 2018 – 16:22 | Comments Off on New Self-Study Live Broadcast Set: Juvenile Delinquency Defense Practice – Saturday, January 20, 2018

2018 Annual Juvenile Delinquency Practice MCLE Self-Study
Live broadcast set for Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 8:00 AM

Program Coordinator:
Arthur L. Bowie, Supervising Assistant Public Defender, Ret., Sacramento County

Note: The 2018 Juvenile DEPENDENCY Program page can be …[select title for full text]

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Updated 1/8/2018 – Briefing Re: Implementation of Proposition 63 – Amends PC section 29810
January 8, 2018 – 11:14 | Comments Off on Updated 1/8/2018 – Briefing Re: Implementation of Proposition 63 – Amends PC section 29810

First published January 5, 2018 | Updated January 8, 2018
The procedure set forth in Penal Code section 29810 does not contemplate “immediate sentencing” in felony or misdemeanor cases dealing with prohibited persons.  The statute contemplates …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 5, 2018
January 4, 2018 – 19:43 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 5, 2018
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending January 5, 2018

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
TIME LIMIT FOR PRELIM. AFTER REINSTATEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS
The defendant was charged with various felonies. He waived time for his prelim. He was then found …[select title for full text]

Employment Opportunity: Deputy Public Defender I-II, County of Solano
January 4, 2018 – 19:31 | Comments Off on Employment Opportunity: Deputy Public Defender I-II, County of Solano

 
DOWNLOAD a copy of this notice in PDF format: Deputy Public Defender I-II 17-313030-01 Extension.pdf

 

New Self-Study Video – Defending SVP Cases
January 3, 2018 – 05:30 | Comments Off on New Self-Study Video – Defending SVP Cases

Defending SVP Cases – Program #S-578
Broadcast Starts: Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 8:30 AM
This page first published Friday, December 2, 2017 | 9:00 PM

New Laws for 2018 by Garrick Byers, Statute Decoder
December 29, 2017 – 19:36 | Comments Off on New Laws for 2018 by Garrick Byers, Statute Decoder

 
New Laws for 2018 – The most important new statutes, rules, regulations, and forms for California Criminal Law, Selected and edited by Garrick Byers, Statute Decoder.

DOWNLOAD a copy of this document in PDF format: 2018-New-Laws-Byers-12-29-2017-7-PM.pdf

 

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017 – 15:50 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 29, 2017
THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 29, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
LIMITATION ON USE OF GANG INJUNCTIONS
For a long time, literally decades, the prosecution has been using civil “gang” injunctions against our clients. Typically, the …[select title for full text]

Update: Best Practices Guide Checklist & Understanding SB 395 & Issues in Implementation – Briefing from Pacific Juvenile Defender Center
December 27, 2017 – 17:01 | Comments Off on Update: Best Practices Guide Checklist & Understanding SB 395 & Issues in Implementation – Briefing from Pacific Juvenile Defender Center

SB 395 – Best Practices Guide Checklist (12/27/2017)
 
DOWNLOAD a copy of the briefing document for defenders in PDF format: SB 395 PJDC Best Practices Guide Checklist 1-18.pdf

Posted previously (November 21, 2017)
Dear CPDA members:
I’m pleased to be sending …[select title for full text]