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SESSION ONE: POLICE MISCONDUCT AND THE U.S. SUPREME COURT
This session will focus on the most problematic aspects of police culture and how the Supreme Court has inhibited reform.
Prof. Christopher Slobogin, Vanderbilt University
SESSION TWO: KILO TO ZER0 – SEIZING ASSETS FROM DRUG TRAFFICKING ORGANIZATIONS
This panel will feature experts discussing asset seizures and forfeitures, including a look into real cases and a practical overview on these actions.
Karen Litwin, Tenn. Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Kristen Shields, Cotney Construction Law
Marquie Young, Tenn. Department of Safety and Homeland Security
Robert Young, Covert Results LLC
SESSION THREE: BEST PRACTICES IN POST-CONVICTION PROCEEDINGS
This panel will provide practitioners with the essentials of representing a defendant during the post-conviction stage, with insight from the appellate and trial bench as well as from the Office of the Tennessee Post-conviction Defender.
Samantha Simpson, Office of the Tenn. Attorney Gen.– Crim. Appeals Div. (Moderator)
Judge Robert L. Holloway Jr., Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals
Andrew Harris, Tennessee Office of the Post-Conviction Defender
David Watkins, Tennessee Office of the Post-Conviction Defender
SESSION FOUR: DIGITAL EVIDENCE, DISCOVERY AND EXCULPATORY EVIDENCE
Digital evidence comes with a unique set of challenges regarding preservation, disclosure, authentication and admissibility. This presentation will focus on the ethical challenges every criminal law practitioner needs to be aware of when dealing with the broad range of digital evidence which has become almost ubiquitous in every case.
John Morris, Nashville Vanguard Law PLLC