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Effective Post Arrest and Indigent Defense Practices

July 13, 2018
 to 
August 23, 2018

Sponsored by:

The Texas Judicial Academy, a partnership between the Texas Association of Counties, the Texas Tech University School of Law and the Texas Indigent Defense Commission.

Overview:

This workshop will identify proper pretrial practices from arrest to magistrate warnings and appointment of counsel. Speakers will emphasize recent legislative updates. The workshop will then highlight indigent defense requirements and their implications.

Topics

  • Magistration Duties, Including Legislative Update
  • Pretrial Issues, Including Legislative Update
  • Challenges of Implementing Fair Defense Act Requirements and Indigent Defense Grant Opportunities
  • Q&A and Discussions of Effective Post-Arrest Practice Implementation

*Topics are subject to change

Dates, Locations and How to Register

Lo​cation Date How to Register
McAllen
Doubletree Suites by Hilton
1800 S. 2nd Street
McAllen, TX 78503
Jul. 13
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here​
Longview
Holiday Inn Longview - North
300 Tuttle Circle
Longview, TX 75605
Aug. 10
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here​
Abilene
Abilene Convention & Visitors
Bureau
1101 North 1st Street
Abilene, TX 79601
Aug. 22
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here
Lubbock
Overton Hotel & Conference Center
2322 Mac Davis Lane
Lubbock, TX 79401
Aug. 23
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Lunch Provided
Register here​

For their participation, county judges will earn four hours of continuing judicial education credit.

Who Should Attend:

County Judges
Justices of the Peace

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