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FY 2014 Tyler Judges Agenda
REGIONAL JUDGES SEMINAR

October 21-23, 2013
Holiday Inn
5701 South Broadway
Tyler, TX 75703
903.579.8201

 

Introduction (Agenda, Participant Roster, Board and Staff Roster)

Course Information (Descriptions & Objectives)

Faculty Information (Roster & Bios)

 

 

Day 1 - Monday, October 21, 2013

3:00 - 5:00 pm Registration

Day 2 - Tuesday, October 22, 2013

8:00 - 9:15 am Legislation Comes to Life*+ (.25 hrs Ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
9:30 - 10:30 am Discovering Discovery: The Wake of Michael Morton+ (1 hr Ethics)
Warren Spencer, City Prosecutor, City of Forrest Hill
10:45 - 12:00 pm Case Law Update+ (.25 hrs Ethics)
Ryan Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
  TRACK A - New & Notable
TRACK B - Foundations
TRACK C - Shared
1:00 - 1:55 pm Habeas Corpus+ (.5 hrs Ethics)
Pam Liston, Associate Judge, City of Rowlett
Probable Cause, Warrants, and Writs
Tim Murphy, Presiding Judge, City of Bedford
Jurisdiction#
Candace Chappell, Senior Assistant City Attorney, City of Irving
2:05 - 2:55 pm Noise
Dana Huffman, Presiding Judge, City of Balch Springs
Ignition Interlock and Other Conditions Related to Alcohol*
Matt King, Tarrant County Magistrate, Tarrant County
Docketing and Continuances#
Victor Lander, Judge, City of Dallas
3:05 - 3:55 pm Designer Drugs*#
Kevin Madison, Presiding Judge, City of Lakeway
Dismissals+ (.25 hrs Ethics)
Peter Graham, Associate Judge, City of Irving
Juvenile Records#
Catherine Klier, Administration Manager, JCM Program, City of Houston
4:05 - 5:00 pm Scenarios III+ (.25 hrs Ethics)
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
28.01 Pre-trials
Michael Acuna, Presiding Judge, City of Dallas
Setting Up a Mock Trial (DRSR)+ (.5 hrs Ethics)
Bonnie Goldstein, Presiding Judge, Royse City

Day 3 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013

  TRACK A TRACK B
8:00 - 9:05 am Who's Got the Paddle Now: Juvenile Discipline on School Campuses
Ryan Turner, General Counsel & Director of Education, TMCEC
Introduction to Tablets**
Jameson Crain, Multimedia Specialist, TMCEC & Hope Lochridge, Executive Director, TMCEC
(limited to 12 participants)
9:20 - 10:30 am Fine-Only: Not Only a Fine+ (.25 hrs ethics)
Katie Tefft. Program Director, TMCEC
Introduction to Tablets**
Jameson Crain, Multimedia Specialist, TMCEC & Hope Lochridge, Executive Director, TMCEC
(limited to 12 participants)
10:45 - 12:00 pm Driving Under the Influence*
Lester Rorick, Presiding Judge, City of Pasadena

1:00 - 5:00 pm Pre-Conference Session: Compelling Appearance: What Requires Defendants to Appear and What Happens if They Don't?
Mark Goodner, Program Attorney & Deputy Counsel, TMCEC
Katie Tefft, Program Director, TMCEC
David Johnson, Assistant City Attorney, City of Arlington

* Denotes Municipal Traffic Safety Initiatives (MTSI) or Driving on the Right Side of the Road (DRSR) curriculum funded by a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.
** This session will be limited to the first 12 judges who sign up and offered for JEC credit only, no CLE.
+ Denotes course that shall be submitted for ethics CLE credit.
# Denotes a shared course open to both judges and court support personnel

Note on CLE Credit:
If you are seeking CLE credit, rather than taking the judicial exemption, please see TMCEC Registration Desk regarding payment of the voluntary CLE fee.

CLE Credit:
14 hours = 8-5 on Day 2, 8-12 on Day 3, and 1-5 optional post-conference on Day 3
10.5 hours = 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3
7 hours = 8-5 on Day 2

Note on Judicial Education Credit:
16 hours = 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3, and 1-5 post-conference on Day 3
12 hours = 8-5 on Day 2 and 8-12 on Day 3 OR 1-5 post-conference on Day 3
8 hours = 8-5 on Day 2

Why the difference? Judicial education credits include time for breaks.