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Why Lawyers Matter: Criminal Defense in the Digital Age

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
The Office of the Federal Defender for the Central District of Illinois, and the Program in Criminal Law & Procedure at the University of Illinois College of Law
Location
Max L. Rowe Auditorium, Law Building
Date
Apr 19, 2024   8:00 am - 4:45 pm  
Registration
Registration
Contact
Patrick Keenan
E-Mail
pjkeenan@illinois.edu
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Why Lawyers Matter
Criminal Defense in the Digital Age

Friday, April 19, 2024

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*CLE credit will be available.

AGENDA

8:00 – 8:30 a.m. – Check-in & Coffee 

8:30 – 8:45 a.m. – Welcome 
Patrick Keenan, Professor & Heidi Hurd Faculty Scholar, University of Illinois College of Law
Thomas Patton, Federal Defender for the Central District of Illinois
 

8:45 – 9:45 a.m. – Suspecting with Data  
Professor Mary Fan, Jack R. MacDonald Endowed Chair, University of Washington School of Law

9:45 – 10:45 a.m. – Criminal Defense Lawyering: What Empirical Studies Tell Us 
Jenny Roberts, Professor of Law & Co-Director, Criminal Justice Clinic, American University Washington College of Law
 

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. – Break 

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – The Art of Persuasion at Sentencing
Juval Scott, Director, National Sentencing Resource Counsel, Federal Public & Community Defenders

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Lunch, College of Law Pavilion  

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Making Sure the Sentence You Are Asking For Is the One You Want: What the Supreme Court, the Sentencing Guidelines, and the BOP’s Credit Rules Have to Say About How Your Client’s Sentence Interacts with His Other Pending and Related Cases
Shelley Fite, National Sentencing Resource Counsel, Federal Public & Community Defenders

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Getting the Resources You Need to Represent Your Client
Jodi Garvey, CJA Case Budgeting Attorney, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals
 

3:00 – 3:15 p.m. – Break  

3:15 – 4:15 p.m. – Legal Ethics and Generative Artificial Intelligence
Patrick Keenan, Professor & Heidi Hurd Faculty Scholar, University of Illinois College of Law 

4:15 – 4:45 p.m. – Current Issues in the Central District of Illinois 
Thomas Patton, Federal Defender for the Central District of Illinois

Sponsored by:

The Office of the Federal Defender for the Central District of Illinois and the Program in Criminal Law & Procedure at the University of Illinois College of Law

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