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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 […]

Free 3 CLE Credit Hour Arson Seminar, Friday Aug. 28

A Case Study of Two Arson Exonerations – Florida Forensic Science A Case Study of Two Arson Exonerations August 17, 2020/in Attorney, Chemistry News, News /by Steve Please join the Public Defender’s Office for the Ninth Circuit on Friday, August 28th from 2:30-5 PM for an Arson CLE. John Lentini and Candice Bridge will be […]

Register now! Social Media & Evidence Free Member CLE August 26!

Register now to join CFACDL on Wednesday, August 26th at 2:00 PM for a free virtual CLE on Social Media & Evidence!  Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer Brice Aikens will discuss various evidentiary issues that arise when dealing with social media posts and messages in criminal cases.  When: Aug 26, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time Register […]

Accuracy and Justice Workshop

Accuracy and Justice Workshop Time: Jul 30, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83653931659 Meeting ID: 836 5393 1659 One tap mobile +16465588656,,83653931659# US (New York) +13126266799,,83653931659# US (Chicago) Dial by your location         +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)         +1 312 […]

CFACDL Summer Zoom Book Club!

Don’t forget to join us for a lively discussion and a justice themed cocktail tutorial intermission!  We will meet via zoom on July 29th at 6:30PM to discuss. Zoom link will be sent on Wednesday.   We look forward to hearing your thoughts and seeing your faces soon! Don’t be discouraged if you didn’t finish the book, […]

Milestone CLE 2.5 credits

Milestone Reporting is offering a free CLE for our members on August 6, 2:30-5:00 PM!  “Practicing While Quarantined: A Guide” (1.0 General Credit) &“How To Persuade A Jury Within 30 Seconds” (1.5 General & Technology Credit)  Registration is free and all participants will receive a quarantine pack in the mail that includes a hand sanitizer, mask, liquor, […]

E-Vote for Officers, Directors, and Revisions to CFACDL Bylaws

Dear CFACDL members, It is time to vote for your Officers and Directors for the 2020-2021 term. This years ballot includes revisions to the CFACDL Bylaws that the board has proposed, reviewed, and approved for your consideration and approval. We ask that you please review the candidates and Bylaw revisions carefully before you submit your final vote. Due […]