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Lesson 1 – Overview of the Juvenile Justice Process

 Lesson 2 –Role of Juvenile Defense Counsel

Lesson 3 –  Organization 101: Managing the Juvenile Caseload

Lesson 4 – Adolescent Development

Lesson 5 – Interviewing and Counseling the Youth Client

Lesson 6 – Interviewing the Youth’s Collateral Contacts

Lesson 7 – Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE)

Lesson 8 – Dealing with Difference

Lesson 8.1 – Raising Race (Forthcoming)

Lesson 9 – Arrest and Intake

Lesson 10 – Challenging Probable Cause and Detention

Lesson 11 – Interactions with Probation Officers, Prosecutors, Judges, and Parents

Lesson 12 – Theory of the Case

Lesson 13 – Investigation

Lesson 14 – Pretrial Discovery Practice

Lesson 15 – Competence to Stand Trial

Lesson 16 – Guilty Pleas

Lesson 17 – Challenging Transfer to Adult Court

Lesson 18 – Principles of Motions Practice

Lesson 19 – Fourth Amendment Challenges

Lesson 20 – Challenging Juvenile Statements

Lesson 21 – Challenging Identification Testimony

Lesson 22 – Opening Statements

Lesson 23 – Cross-Examination

Lesson 24 – Direct Examination and the Defense Witness

Lesson 25 – Use of Documents and Exhibits

Lesson 26 – Impeachment

Lesson 27 – Evidence and Objections

Lesson 28 – Hearsay

Lesson 29 – Experts

Lesson 30 – Motion for Judgment of Acquittal/Directed Verdict

Lesson 31- Closing Arguments

Lesson 32 – Challenging Juvenile Sex Cases

Lesson 33 – Drug Cases

Lesson 34 – Immigration Consequences

Lesson 35 – Disposition Advocacy

Lesson 36 – Preserving the Record and Engaging in Appellate Advocacy 

Lesson 37 – Post-Disposition Advocacy

Lesson 38 – Multi-Systemic Advocacy: Family, School, and State Agencies

Lesson 39 – Advocacy in Special Education Cases

Lesson 40 – Advocacy in School Discipline Cases

 

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