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2023 Winter Criminal Law Webinar

December 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Registration is still open for the 2023 Winter Criminal Law Webinar hosted by the School of Government. Thanks to the support of the Office of Indigent Defense Services and the UNC School of Government, we are pleased to announce that there is no registration fee for indigent defenders who meet the eligibility criteria described below.

The 2023 Winter Criminal Law Update will cover recent criminal law decisions issued by the North Carolina appellate courts and U.S. Supreme Court and highlight significant criminal law legislation enacted by the North Carolina General Assembly. School of Government faculty Phil Dixon, Brittany Bromell, Jacqui Greene, and John Rubin will discuss a wide range of issues affecting felony and misdemeanor cases in the North Carolina state courts. The webinar includes a dynamic visual presentation, live audio, and interactive Q & A.

Participants: This webinar is open to public defenders, private attorneys who do indigent criminal defense work, and other court personnel who handle criminal cases.

Schedule: The webinar will be held on Friday, December 8, 2023, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Please plan to sign on 15 minutes before the start of the webinar to test your connection.

Registration: Visit https://www.sog.unc.edu/courses/criminal-law-webinars-case-and-legislative-updates to register online and find additional information about the webinar. Pre-registration is required. The deadline is 5:00 p.m., Monday, December 4.

Fee: There is no registration fee for IDS state employees. There is no registration fee for private assigned counsel who were paid more than $500 for indigent cases during the 2022-2023 fiscal year (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023). There is no registration fee for contract attorneys and capital attorneys who handled indigent cases during the 2022-2023 fiscal year (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023). Private assigned counsel, contract attorneys, and capital attorneys who are eligible to register without charge will be billed by the State Bar for the cost of CLE at $3.50 per hour. The registration fee for other private attorneys and others is $85.00.

Questions Regarding Private Assigned Counsel, Contract Attorney, and Capital Attorney Eligibility: If you have questions regarding your eligibility to attend the program without paying a registration fee, please contact Aaron Gallagher, IDS Fiscal Officer, at aaron.m.gallagher@nccourts.org to determine your eligibility.

CLE Credit & Certification: The webinar offers 1.5 hours of general CLE credit and qualifies for North Carolina State Bar criminal law specialization credit. To receive CLE credit, all participants must pre-register individually, even if the webinar is watched in a group setting. To receive partial credit, please submit your form to John Sherman at sherman@sog.unc.edu by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13.

For More Information: Contact John Sherman, Program Manager, at sherman@sog.unc.edu.

The School of Government is committed to equality of educational opportunity. The School does not discriminate in offering access to its educational programs and activities on the basis of age, gender, race, color, national origin, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. If you have a disability and need accommodation to participate in any School of Government program, please let us know. 


December 8
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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