SEPTEMBER 12, 2019 :: SELECTING A JURY IN A FEDERAL COURTROOM

SELECTING A JURY IN A FEDERAL COURTROOM

September 12, 2019
Two Sessions: 9a-12p / 1p-4p (choose one)

OFFICE OF THE FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER
633 17th Street
Suite 1000
Denver, Colorado 80202


 

AM Session: 9am to 12pm

  • 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. : Overview of Colorado District Judges’ Jury Selection Practices
  • 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: the Colorado Method of jury selection
  • 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Jury Selection Workshop

 

PM Session: 1pm to 4pm (REPEAT)

  • 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. : Overview of Colorado District Judges’ Jury Selection Practices
  • 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: the Colorado Method of jury selection
  • 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Jury Selection Workshop

 

 

Tips for Preventing Voucher Payment Delays and Reductions

Thank you to Cari Waters, Case Budgeting Attorney for the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, for sharing the attached document with our panel.  Her work with the Judges on the circuit and within the districts, particularly budgeting in the District of Kansas, has given her insight into how to best provide detail to ensure swift and certain payment of your vouchers.  It is our hope that these tips will be helpful as you submit your own vouchers.

Tips For Preventing Voucher Payment Delays and Reductions

BOP National Program Catalog

The Bureau of Prisons has a catalog of reentry programs available that is designed to provide information regarding programming that may be available and appropriate for your clients.  The catalog contains information regarding Program Description, Time Frame, Admission Criteria, Program Content, Empirical Support, Applicable Policies, and Institution Locations.  To access the catalog, CLICK HERE for the online version, or this link ( bopnationalprogramcatalog ) to access the catalog directly.

Immigration Assistance on CJA Cases

The Defender Services Office has a contractual relationship with Heartland Alliance, National Immigrant Justice Center to provide advice and assistance with our non-citizen clients.  The contacts there are Claudia Valenzuela, Associate Director of Litigation and Hena Mansori, Detention Project Supervising Attorney.  You can reach them at:

Email: defenders@heartlandalliance.org

Phone:  (312) 660-1610