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2012 “Law School for Journalists” Program

Topic: "Behind the Chamber Door: Negotiating the Criminal Plea Bargain

Members of the media are invited to attend a “Law School for Journalists” on Thursday, March 1, 2012.

The event is organized by the Judicial-Media Committee in collaboration with the Connecticut Bar Association.

Location: Connecticut Bar Association’s Headquarters
                30 Bank St., New Britain, CT 06050-0350
               
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Registration on the day of the event will start at 8:30, with the program beginning at 9 a.m. The program will conclude at 12:15 p.m.
 

 

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Register Online
Judicial Media Committee
For further information, please contact the External Affairs Division at 860-757-2270
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The room where the presentation will occur seats a maximum of 90 people. Pre-registration is recommended and will be terminated if capacity is reached prior to the event. You will receive confirmation of your online Registration.


Agenda for the presentation is as follows:
8:30 to 9:00 Registration
9:00 to 9:15 Opening remarks by Chief Court Administrator Barbara M. Quinn and CBA President Keith Bradoc “Brad” Gallant
9:15 to 9:30 Videotape
9:30 to 10:00 Overview of state plea bargaining process – Judge Susan Handy and Judge David Gold
10:00 to 10:15 Overview of federal plea bargaining process – Former U.S. Attorney Stanley Twardy Jr.
10:15 to 10:30 Break
10:30 to 11:15 Preview of case to be pre-tried by participants; breakout groups
11:15 to noon Live pre-trial by judge, state’s attorney and public defender

 

For further information, please contact the External Affairs Division at 860-757-2270.

 

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