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Upcoming Drug Prosecution Trainings


Prosecuting Drug Cases
October 12–16, 2015, Las Vegas, NV
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Prosecuting Drug Cases is a course for the prosecution team: prosecutors, investigators and law enforcement officers who work collaboratively with prosecutors’ offices on these cases. Whether it is an ounce of marijuana, a prescription drug case, or a multimillion dollar shipment of cocaine, this course will assist you in overcoming the challenges in the investigation and prosecution of these cases. You will have an opportunity to learn from seasoned prosecutor faculty members, as well as your colleagues from across the country.

Tentative Subjects Include:
Today’s Drug Markets: Emerging Trends in Use and Distribution | Drug-Impaired Driving | Drug-Endangered Children | Closing Argument in Narcotics Cases | Managing Juvenile Drug Offenders | Ethics for Investigators and Prosecutors | Working with Confidential Informants | Understanding Addiction | Prescription Drug Diversion | Investigation and Prosecution of Designer Drugs | Interdiction of Commercial Vehicles | Resources for Prosecutors and Law Enforcement | Gangs and Drugs | Synthetic Drug Prosecution
And more . . .

Tuition, CLE, and Eligibility Information:
CLE: Anticipated CLE credits, including at least one Ethics hour, will be approximately 21.

NDAA will apply for CLE credit in Virginia, Ohio, Tennessee and the state in which this course is being held. All other states will require the attorney to self-submit using their uniform certificate of attendance.

Eligibility: Open to lawyers in local, state, tribal, federal and military government attorneys’ offices, paralegals who work in these offices and law enforcement officers who work on narcotics cases.

Course Tuition is $595.00, which includes admission and course materials.
NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions and administration.
The first attendee from an office pays full tuition. Each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount. Please contact Project Coordinator Randall Cooper at for the promo code to receive the $50 discount.

Attendees are responsible for all travel expenses.

Lodging Information: 
Golden Nugget Las Vegas
129 E. Fremont Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101

For the NDAA rate of $76 per night plus taxes and fees, please call 800-634-3454 to book your room. Hotel cutoff date for securing this special rate is October 1.

Course Schedule: Registration begins at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 12. Course begins at 1:00 p.m. Monday and concludes Friday, October 16 at lunch.