This non-capital program will be helpful both to lawyers and staff in understanding how immigration issues impact criminal defense cases, and is co-chaired by Kathryn Kase (Attorney At Law) & Jordan Pollock (Dallas Co. Public Defender's Office).
This course is funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Download the Brochure (pdf)For more details, download the online brochure.
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
Tentative Agenda as of 11/7/18
Check-In & Registration
Welcome & Introductions
- Kathryn Kase, Attorney At Law, Houston, Texas
- Jordan Pollock, Dallas Co. Public Defender’s Office, Dallas, Texas
Ethics: Padilla & The Role Of The Defense Attorney
Detainers & ICE Enforcement
Offenses Against The Person
Offenses Against Property
Drug & Firearms Offenses
What Lies Ahead & Current ICE Priorities
Written cancellation must be received 5 business days prior to a program to receive a refund (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org). 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. Note: Free registrants must attend the program to receive materials at no cost.
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