Defending protesters

 

anticipated 4 general, 1 ethics credits

October 29, 9 am - 3 pm

Register here

Why it is important to defend protesters?  Protesters and defense attorneys are both checks on government power.

Protest Sign

State Repression Is Real

Elena Cohen, Partner

Cohen& Green, P.L.L.C.

Gideon Oliver

GideonLaw

Protest March Signs

Abolition Within Our Lifetimes

Dr. Apryl Alexander

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Professional Psychology of DU

Understand the Movement in this moment.  

Police Officer

What to Keep an Eye Out for in Discovery

Jennvine Wong

Legal Aid Society's Cop Accountability Project

Surveillance software, concerning searches,  mapping and tracking -  learn how law enforcement learns about your clients, and ways to use discovery to gain more information!

Reviewing the Law

Mary Claire Mulligan, Partner

Mulligan & Mulligan, PLLC

Why it is important to defend protesters?  Protesters and defense attorneys are both checks on government power.

Practical Tools for Defending Protesters

Anticipate what your clients need to know.  Federal law enforcement is happening; so learn what to look out for and how to best advise your clients.

Federal Considerations & Overview

Court

Mary Butterton

CJA Training Director

Judge and Gavel

Jury Selection and Deliberation

Learn how to engage with jurors on sensitive and difficult subjects.  Consider potential issues that may arise during deliberations and how to respond.

Music = Life

Music Inspires and Energizes!

Spotify Playlist

Enjoy "protester-y" songs, old and new!  Coming soon!

In Negotiation

Ethics & Protester Defense

Moira Meltzer-Cohen, Partner

Cohen & Green, P.L.L.C.

Learn how to navigate conversations with principled clients, how to support their cause, while protecting them from criminal consequences. 

Dr. Apryl Alexander

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Professional Psychology of DU