Before, During and After Prison

Mecklenburg Public Defender's Office 720 E 4th Street, Charlotte, NC, United States

The Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office is hosting a free to attend in person or live webcast presentation on Before, During and After Prison: One Man’s Journey through the Criminal System. Pending approval by the NC State Bar, this presentation is for 1 general hour and you must complete the post-CLE survey to submit your […]

2024 Death Penalty Seminar 2024 Death Penalty Seminar | April 25-26, 2024 Durham, NC Above is the link for the Death Penalty 2024 Seminar. The link includes the agenda, the registration form, and hotel reservation information. This year's seminar has two parts, each with a separate fee. On Thursday night, April 25, 2024, there will be an open bar […]

IDS Commission Meeting

May 3, 2024 Location: The Whitted Building - Second Floor Board Room 300 W. Tryon Street Hillsborough, NC 27278

2024 Spring Public Defender Conference

We are excited to announce that registration for the 2024 Spring Public Defender Conference is now available. Click here to access the course webpage. The agenda will be posted soon.  This conference is cosponsored by the UNC School of Government, the Office of Indigent Defense Services, and the NC Association of Public Defenders. This year’s […]

Mastering voir dire Cross Examination in Pregnancy

Join the NACDL for an intensive one-day (FREE) CLE event tailored to sharpen your litigation skills with a special focus on the criminalization of abortion and pregnancy loss cases. Delve into the intricacies of voir dire and cross-examination under the guidance of esteemed national faculty and gain invaluable insight from practicing your skills with mock […]

SAVE THE DATE: Honoring Juneteenth in Our Courts

Dawn Baxton, President of The North Carolina Association of Public Defenders, would like to cordially invite you to the following event: The North Carolina Association of Public Defenders and the NCCU School of Law Social Justice and Racial Equity Institute (SJREI) are planning an event to commemorate the Juneteenth holiday this year.

2024 Defender Trial School

UNC School of Government 400 South Rd., Chapel Hill, United States

We are excited to announce that the 2024 Defender Trial School, cosponsored by the School of Government and the North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services, will be held Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 12 at the School of Government. Participants will use their own cases to develop a cohesive theory of defense at trial and apply that theory through all stages of a trial, including voir dire, opening and […]