Friday March 22, 2019 from 9am to 5pm (check in begins 8:30am)

WilmerHale 60 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

Registration is now open…

This program reaches capacity every year so please register now by clicking the button below

Topics Include*

  • New appellate rules
  • Advanced legal research
  • Standards of review

  • First Step Act

  • DNA/probabilistic genotyping

  • Updates: State criminal law, Supreme Court, Immigration, SORB, SDP, Juvenile

  • False confessions

  • Improper closing arguments

  • Litigating informant cases

  • Habeas law for state practitioners

  • Compassionate release

  • Clients with mental health issues

*Topics may be subject to change

This program has been approved by CPCS for CLE credits for the following panels:

Post-conviction: 6
YAD appeals: 6
Trial panel: 4.5

YAD panel: 6
SORB/SDP appeals: 2
CAFL appeals: 1.5

Registration Fees

$100 MACDL members — CPCS staff and bar advocates
$125 MACDL members — Private practitioners and Associate members
$180 Non-members
At-the-door registration: $25 extra


Not a member? Join MACDL or renew your membership today to qualify for the reduced rate. First year of membership is free for CPCS staff and bar advocates.


A continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided

To Register click the button below:

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Questions? Email Laura Mannion or call (508) 591-5292