Program on Chapter 38 of The Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

A Program For The Defense

- in Plano, Texas, USA

The Center for American and International Law
5201 Democracy Drive
Plano, Texas 75024

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Credits:MCLE Credit will be available


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. Course co-chairs are Robbie McClung (McClung & Franklin) & Anthony Odiorne (RPDO).

This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

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.

Schedule and Faculty

More information coming soon! Anticipated times for the program’s start/recess:

Wednesday, May 14, 2019
8:30 a.m. Check-in & Registration, followed by Lectures
4:45 p.m. Recess, followed by a Reception

Thursday, May 15, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Adjourn

Lunch will be provided each day.

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Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: After this date, no refunds, but substitution of attendees for this program will be permitted with prior approval. Registrants not entitled to a refund will receive the course materials.

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