Prosecuting Homicide Cases
February 24-28, 2014, San Francisco, CA,
MARK THE DATE
Details regarding lodging and course registration to follow!
Mass Murders, Elder Homicides,
Child Deaths, Cold Cases, Death Penalty Cases
These are just an example of the types of cases landing on your daily dockets! Twenty-four hour news sources disseminating information that may be unclear, anticipation and preparation to overcome unique defenses, multifaceted victim safety issues, jurors’ expectation of the use of high technology in case presentation, complex cases involving multiple defendants, the impact of “prosecutor backlash” and negative perceptions of our duties and responsibilities as well as the ethical limits placed on the members of the prosecution team and it seems you are battling a mountain of challenges.
We invite you to come and join other members of the prosecution team from across the country as our skilled faculty members assist in fine tuning your litigation techniques, enhancing your trial skills and enhancing your strategic planning. Leave prepared to tackle the latest cutting edge investigative tips, proactive motion practices, and persuasive presentation styles.
Whether you are an investigator, prosecutor, local law enforcement officer, jail officer who works closely with the prosecutor’s office, or paralegal with the prosecutor’s office, our seasoned faculty of veteran prosecutors and scientific experts will show you ways to stay abreast of and master cutting edge issues like blood spatter evidence, electronic evidence, advances in DNA, presentation technology, latest techniques in arson investigations, and mental health issues, that will increase your ability to successfully meet any challenge the defense may present.
Tentative Topics Include:
- Multiple Defendants…Multiple Juries
- The Visual Trial
- Homicides of Elders and Individuals with Disabilities: Unique Issues
- Unusual Homicides…Unusual Weapons
- Death by Fire: Preparing and Prosecuting the Arson Homicide
- DNA: The Gold Standard
- Cross-Examination of the Mental Health Defense
- Inside the Mind of a Killer
- Update on: Crawford Issues Utilizing Pathology
- Child Homicides
- The Compelling Closing : Themes and Theories
- Hate Crime Homicides
- Investigating Cold Cases
- Managing the Complex Homicide Case
- Picking the Pro Death Juror
- Ethics, the Media and Professional Responsibility
Enjoy San Francisco—You can enjoy many of San Francisco's most visited sites: Fisherman's Wharf with its fabulous waterfront, unique shops, great dining and interesting attractions like Pier 39 and Ghirardelli Square; excursions to Fort Mason, Alcatraz, the Presidio or Sausalito; walk or bike across the Golden Gate Bridge; and don't forget to take a ride on the city's famous cable cars.
Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf
1300 Columbus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94133
A special group rate has been arranged under the name “NDAA—Prosecuting Homicide Cases 1 Program” for the dates of Sunday, February 23, 2014—Friday, February 28, 2014.
We have two options for your attendees to make a reservation at the special rate:
1. Online — Click Reservations for the NDAA-Prosecuting Homicide Cases 1 Program at the Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf and enter the online booking code: NDA.
2. Phone—Call the Hotel reservations department at 1-800-942-7348. To receive the special group rates, the attendees should request the name of the group: “NDAA - Prosecuting Homicide Cases 1 Program”
Group rate: $155.00 per room, per night, plus tax, Plus $20 per additional occupant with existing bedding.
All reservations should be made by Sunday, February 9, 2014. After this date, reservation requests will be honored based on availability at prevailing rates.
Prime Location in the Heart of Fisherman’s Wharf
Parking: Holiday Inn Fisherman's Wharf offers guest parking for overnight guests at the rate of $40.00/day plus prevailing taxes that are currently at 14%, with in and out privileges.
Locals and non-overnight guests will be at the rate of $20.00/day plus prevailing taxes.
CLE: Anticipated CLE credits will be approximately 20 hours, including at least one hour of Ethics. Questions regarding CLE can be directed to Rebecca Weaver at email@example.com
Eligibility: Open to lawyers in local, state, federal and military prosecutors’ offices, paralegals who work in prosecutors’ offices and investigators who are employed by or law enforcement officers who work in close association with a prosecutor’s office.
Course Tuition is $595, which includes admission and course materials. NDAA adheres to a policy of non-discrimination in admissions, scholarship awards, and administration. The first attendee from an office pays full tuition. Each additional attendee from the same office will receive a $50 discount.
Cancellations and Refund Policy:
Full refunds will be made for cancellations received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, 10 business days prior to the beginning of the course. Refunds, less $60 for administrative fees, will be made for cancellations received after this date.
Registration at 8 a.m. Monday, February 24, 2014.
Orientation at 9 a.m. Monday, February 24, 2014.
Adjourns at Friday, February 28, 2014 at noon.