Trial Skills College • February 9–10, 2018

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REGISTRATION

• Pay just $325 ($25 savings) until December 14.
• After December 14 — $350 ($400 after January 26).
• Registration includes two full days of training and includes bagels and coffee each morning, protein snacks during the breaks, and a box lunch each day.

LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS. To ensure geographic and human diversity only two people from the same office may register.

OPEN TO OCDLA MEMBERS — if we do not fill the 20 spaces with OCDLA members we will open the college to nonmembers.

PROGRAM
Friday, February 9
7:30 a.m. | Registration, Bagels and Coffee
 
8:00 | Welcome and Introductions
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8:15 | Lecture: Case Overview; Theme & Theory Development and What an Actor Knows
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9:30 |  Lecture: Closing Argument
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10:15 | Break - Faculty available for student consultation on closing argument or any aspect of a skill they are working on.
 
10:45 | Small Group Workshop on Closing Argument
 
12:45 | Lunch (included)
 
1:45 | Demo: Closing Argument
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2:00 | Lecture: Cross-Examination
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2:45 | Pen  Drill Demo & Excercise

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3:00 | Taming the Lion Panel
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3:15 | Cross-Examination workshop in small groups
 
4:00 | Break

4:15 | Demo: Cross-Examination
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4:30 | Demo and Lecture: Opening Statement
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5:00 | Adjourn for the day.
 
 

Saturday, February 10
 
8:00 a.m. | Registration, bagels and coffee
 
8:30 | Small Group Workshop on Cross-Examination
 
10:30 | Break
 
10:45 | Lecture: Demonstrative Evidence
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11:30 | Lecture & Demo: Jury Selection
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12:00 | Lunch (included)
 
1:00 | We’re All in the Same Boat — Dealing with the stress and anxiety of preparing for and going to trial
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1:15 | Small Group Workshop on Voir Dire
 
2:45 | Break
 
2:50 | Small Groups — Closing Argument Demos: The Students
 
3:20 | Break
 
3:30 |  Closing Remarks: Integration of Theme & Theory into Each Aspect of Trial        
Presenter TBA
 
4:30 | Adjourn / Complete online evaluation.

When & Where
Feb 9
9th - 10th February 2018