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Criminal Justice News

Posted on: Mar 25, 2019

Hone your craft with track programming designed specifically for criminal law practitioners, and build relationships that’ll benefit you inside and outside of the courtroom with criminal court judges, prosecutors, public defenders and private defense attorneys all in attendance. Criminal-focused programming features judges, respected colleagues and nationally-renowned author and attorney Larry Pozner.

Make the best move for your practice by joining us in French Lick this summer. Check out this year's criminal law-focused programming below, see the full conference agenda here and register now!

IndyBar Bench Bar Conference
June 20-22, 2019 | French Lick Springs Hotel, French Lick, Indiana

Criminal Track Programming:

Ethics in Depositions 
Speaker: Larry Pozner, Reilly Pozner LLP  
In 48 states and across Canada, Larry Pozner has taught the most advanced techniques while explaining the science behind these methods. His book "Cross-Examination: Science and Techniques (3rd edition, Lexis Nexis)", co-authored with Roger Dodd, is America’s best-selling book on cross-examination.

Join us at this plenary session as Pozner breaks down ethical best practices in depositions, both when taking (insults as bait, countering coaching, calling the court and making the record) and when defending (proper witness preparation, invoking privilege and instructions not to answer).

Controlling the Runaway Witness
Speaker: Larry Pozner, Reilly Pozner LLP 
What do you do with a runaway witness? Don't miss this session, where our nationally-renowned speaker will share 20 methods of controlling the non-responsive witness, psychological principals that establish control and how to phrase questions to block escape.

Cross Examination as Storytelling
Speaker: Larry Pozner, Reilly Pozner LLP
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cross examination from an expert in the field. Larry Pozner will address the how and why of storytelling, how to break cases into understandable stories and how to control the narrative during cross examination.

Update on the Opioid Fight: Opioid Supervision Program and Alternatives to Incarceration
Speakers: Hon. Dave Certo, Marion Superior Court; Hon Amy Jones, Marion Superior Court, Hon. Jose Salinas, Marion Superior Court, Christine Kerl, Marion Superior Court Probation Department; Anthony Williams, Marion Superior Court Probation Department 
This session will cover what’s new in Marion County in forms of alternatives to incarceration and rehabilitative services.  This program will feature speakers from Probation regarding the Opiate Supervision Program, Marion County Community Corrections as well as resources provided through the Problem Solving Courts

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