Saturday, October 26 – Summit 2019

GENERAL SESSION

SUPREME COURT REVIEW
Angela Vigil
Partner & Executive Director, Pro Bono Practice | Baker & McKenzie

PLENARY
RISK ASSESSMENT DECONSTRUCTION

Tiffany Sizemore, Moderator
Assistant Professor of Clinical Legal Education | Duquesne Law School

Sara Boyd
Associate Faculty, Clinical Psychology | University of Virginia’s Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy

Keith Cruise
Associate Professor of Psychology | Fordham University

Eduardo Ferrer
Policy Director, Juvenile Justice Initiative | Georgetown Law


WORKSHOP BLOCK 3

Advocating for Transgender Youth in Facilities
Bernadette Brown, Shannan Wilber

Assessing Assessments: Pulling Apart “Risk” Findings
Sara Boyd, Keith Cruise, Eduardo Ferrer, Tiffany Sizemore

Avoiding Burnout: Incorporating Self-Care into Your Life & Practice
Mykisha Atisele, Ashley Kogan Weed

Challenges to the Criminalization of Disability
Laurel Arroyo, Rosa Bay

Discovery: Litigation & Negotiation Tactics
Randy Hertz

The Gang Label: Strategies for Defense & Mitigation
Cathryn Crawford, Brooke Harris, David Johnson

The Global Movement for Developing Specialization in Juvenile Defense
Joshua Dohan, Daw Wai Wai Htet, Ghadanfar Kamamji, Nicole Taylor

Leadership in Litigation: Changing Systems from the Front Lines
Charlyn Bohland, Sarah Johnson, Katherine Sato

Los Niños Invisibles: Creación de la Unidad Post-Dispositiva en Media de la Crisis Económica
Julián Claudio Gotay, Jessica Melendez-Dedos, Héctor Miranda-Vélez

Social Work 101: Basics for Public Defenders Without a Social Worker
Jessica Gingold, Heather Kindschy, Harpreet Samra


WORKSHOP BLOCK 4

Can You Really Defend in a Juvenile Drug Court?
Tim Curry, Sarah Johnson, Bridgett Ortega, Zoë Root

Defenders Building Coalitions to Combat Detention & Confinement 
Pamela Jones, Shea Sennett

Disastrous Discretion: Limiting Probation’s Control over Conditions
Rosa Bay, Hannah McElhinny, Kate Weisburd

Hidden (and Not-So-Hidden) Sources of Attorney Distress
Erica Cushna

Parental Guidance NOT Suggested: The Risks of Parental Advice in Youth Interrogations
Martin Feinman, Loretta Johnson, Patti Lee

Reducing Racial Disparities in School Discipline through Special Education
Matt Giesfeldt, Richard Jones, Amanda Merkwae

Securing Shelter: Addressing Legal Barriers to Youth Housing
Alyssa Beck, Sarah Henry, Erin Palacios 

Strategic Use of Objections & Evidentiary Rules to Shape the Judge’s View of the Case
Randy Hertz

Using Trauma in Your Defense: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Amy Bell, Mike Randolph, Leon Smith, Lisa Thurau 

Youth Transfer: Practice & Policy Advocacy
Sue Burrell, Angela Chang, Tracey Tucker


GENERAL SESSION

PLENARY
CONFESSIONS: THE REALITIES OF COERCION & STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTING OUR CLIENTS

Steven Drizin, Moderator
Co-Director, Center for Wrongful Convictions | Northwestern Pritzker School of Law

Huwe Burton
Justice Advocate & Exoneree

Elizabeth Calvin
Senior Advocate, Children’s Rights Division | Human Rights Watch 

Laura Cohen
Director, Criminal & Youth Justice Clinic | Rutgers Law School

Antoinette Kavanaugh 
Forensic Psychologist | Chicago

Patti Lee
Managing Attorney, Juvenile Unit | San Francisco Public Defender Office