This program will be a survey of the predicates for admissibility of certain evidence. Special focus will be on Art. 38.071, 38.072 and 38.074 relating to testimony relating to crimes against children; Art. 38.14 and 38.141 which require corroboration of certain testimony to support a conviction; Art. 38.21 and 38.22 dealing with the admissibility of statements given by the accused; Art. 38.23, the Texas exclusionary rule; Art. 38.36 relating to evidence in murder prosecutions and Art. 38.37 relating to the admissibility of some extraneous offenses.
This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
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Who Should Attend?
With the exception of invited faculty, attendance is limited to defense attorneys and those who directly assist them in Criminal Defense Litigation. Please read before registering: You may not register for this program if you are, or are working for, affiliated, clerking or interning with: a full-time law enforcement officer, a full or part-time state or federal prosecutor, or a full or part-time criminal defense attorney who is currently acting as a prosecutor or special prosecutor in a capital case (unfortunately, no exceptions).
Schedule and Faculty
More information coming soon! Anticipated times for the program’s start/recess:
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. Check-in & Registration, followed by Lectures
4:45 p.m. Recess, followed by a Reception
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adjourn
Lunch will be provided each day.
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