Training Series: Representing Juveniles in Adult Court

REPRESENTING JUVENILES SERIES:

The webinar series, produced in conjunction with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Juvenile Law Center, provides a review of some of the key concepts of adolescent development and ways to apply the science in cases of youth who are facing prosecution in adult courts.

Adolescent Development 101: Overview of Concepts & Use

Live webinar held March 6, 2012

Speakers:
Marsha Levick, Juvenile Law Center
Dr. Jennifer Woolard, Georgetown University

Fighting Transfer – Adolescent Development and Venue Determinations

Live webinar held March 7, 2012

Speakers:
Ali Pearson, Maryland Office of the Public Defender
Dr. Jennifer Woolard, Georgetown University

Age as Mitigation – Adolescent Development and Criminal Sentencing

Live webinar held March 7, 2012

Speakers:
Cathryn Crawford, Defense Attorney/Juvenile Justice Expert
Dr. Jennifer Woolard, Georgetown University

REPRESENTING JUVENILES AT SENTENCING IN ADULT COURT IN THE POST- ROPER, GRAHAM AND MILLER ERA:

These webinars, produced in conjunction with the National Center for Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth, and the Juvenile Law Center  provide essential instruction for lawyers representing a juvenile at sentencing in adult court and lawyers handling the re-sentencing of an individual previously sentenced to juvenile life without parole.

Lessons Learned from Graham v. Florida

Live webinar held September 14, 2012

Speakers:
Stephen Harper, Capital Litigation Unit, Miami Dade Public Defender
Carol Kolinchak, Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana
Sonya Rudenstine, Defense Attorney, Florida

Moderated by:
Marsha Levick, Juvenile Law Center

Re-sentencing Juveniles Convicted of Homicide Post-Miller

Live webinar held September 14, 2012

Speakers:
Stephen Harper, Capital Litigation Unit, Miami Dade Public Defender
Paul Mones, Criminal Defense & Children’s Rights, Oregon

Moderated by:
Marsha Levick, Juvenile Law Center

AGE MATTERS: STRATEGIES FOR REPRESENTING JUVENILES IN ADULT COURT

NJDC partnered with the National Center for Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth, and the Juvenile Law Center on this 3-part series viewers will learn about how the science of adolescent development can help in all aspects of representing young people charged of crimes.

Incorporating Adolescent Brain & Behavioral Development Science into All Stages of the Criminal Proceeding

Live webinar held September 26, 2012

Speakers:
Cathryn Crawford, Defense Attorney/Juvenile Justice Expert
Mary Ann Scali, National Juvenile Defender Center
Dr. Jennifer Woolard, Georgetown University

Communicating with a Juvenile Client: JTIP Lesson on Interviewing and Counseling Youth

Live webinar held September 25, 2012

Speakers:
Kristin Henning, Georgetown Law
Dr. Jennifer Woolard, Georgetown University

Strategies for Keeping Youth Out of Adult Jails and Prisons: Bail, Sentencing and Post-Sentencing Advocacy

Live Webinar held September 26, 2012

Speakers:
Erin Davies, Children’s Law Center, Inc. (Kentucky)
Deborah St. Jean, Juvenile Protection Division, Maryland State Public Defender

Moderated by:
Cathryn Crawford, Defense Attorney/Juvenile Justice Expert