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Defending Sex Cases: Selected Topics

DNA evidence in sex offense; Psychosexual Evaluations and Risk Assessments; and Autism and Sexual Offending– Is it Autism, Is It Deviance, Is It Both? AGENDA and Speaker BIO’s April 30, 2021Live Zoom Meeting 1:00-1:05 Introductory remarks 1:05-2:05 J. Christopher McKee, Forensic Defense Strategies, LLP Mr. McKee will provide an overview of dealing with DNA evidence […]

Nuts and Bolts on Marijuana in Florida – Trial, Appeals, Civil, and Business

CFACDL is excited to present an informative panel discussion on the current state of Marijuana in Florida. Our featured speakers and topics include: Richard Hornsby, who is dual Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has graduated from the NACDL White Collar Criminal Defense College, will […]

County by County COVID Procedures Friday February 26th, 12:00-1:15 PM

Join us on Zoom to get the scoop from local judges on how to successfully navigate current COVID procedures and policies in our various Central Florida counties. We will be joined by members of the judiciary from Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Lake, Polk, and Sumter Counties to hear how each county is handling matters from Initial Appearances […]

CFACDL Holiday Food Drive Starts TODAY!

This is the time for giving, more than ever before, because so many have so little. So Open Up Your Hearts, Pantries, and Wallets!*<|🙂 December 14th-18th 4:00 to 7:00PM Drop off Canned Food Donations atThe Sorosis Club501 East Livingston Street   This year we hope you will help us spread holiday cheer by donating canned food to […]

CFACDL Monthly Case Law Update – November 2020

CFACDL Monthly Case Law Update A summary of cases reviewed for our members, by our membersDelivered to you every Third ThursdaySpecial thanks to CFACDL Director David Redfearn for his contributions SNEAK PEEK: Issue: Whether, to prove harassment under the stalking statute, the State is required to prove (i) that D had contact with V or (ii) that […]

RBG Virtual Happy Hour

Join us tonight for a virtual happy hour honoring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Come share your favorite RBG decisions and dissents over drinks with friends and get inspired as we remember one of our greatest heroes.  Featured cocktail of the evening is the Notorious R.B. Ginger! Don’t forget to pick up your supplies beforehand. Recipe below! 0.75 […]

September Case Law Update, Every Third Thursday, **Members Only Edition**

CFACDL Monthly Case Law Update A summary of cases reviewed for our members, by our membersDelivered to you every Third Thursday Special thanks to CFACDL Director David Redfearn for his contributions SNEAK PEEK: Issue: Does the amendment to s. 812.14, Fla. Stat. (2019) (raising third-degree grand theft monetary threshold from $300 to $750) apply retroactively? (yes) Rule: If, during pendency […]

October 14th Special Guest Anna Eskamani

Legislative Update from Anna EskamaniOctober 14,  12:00-1:30 PM  Please join us for a legislative update with Central Florida Representative from House District 47, Anna Eskamani. Ms. Eskamani will be providing a legislative update of criminal justice bills currently working their way through the state legislature, sharing insight on the Governor’s proposal for increased penalties against protestors and […]

Free Member CLE: Litigating with Expert Witnesses

Litigating with Expert Witnesses September 30 12:00-1:30 PM  Rich Newsome, Esq., founding member of Trial School, Inc., and senior partner at Newsome|Melton will present a CLE on dealing with expert witnesses from start to finish, including handling expert depositions, motion practice, and effective cross examinations at trial.  This CLE is free for CFACDL members! Register in advance for this meeting: […]

August Case Law Update, Every Third Thursday

CFACDL Monthly Case Law Update A summary of cases reviewed for our members, by our membersDelivered to you every Third Thursday Special thanks to CFACDL Director David Varet for his contributions  A SNEAK PEEK . . .  Rule Whether the victim actually testifies that he or she was in fear is not conclusive of the fear element of section […]