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HOW TO DEFEND CLIENTS FROM CHARGES RELATED TO PREGNANCY
3 Hours MCLE

Feb 26, 2021 02:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Deborah Small, Esq. & Dan Arshack Esq.
@NATIONAL ADVOCATES for PREGNANT WOMEN
- Deborah Small, Esq. on how drug policing and fetal personhood efforts fit in our history of slavery, racism, and the war on drugs and the need for reform and reallocation of resources -Dan Arshack, Esq., Consulting Attorney with NAPW and counsel on the Oklahoma case of Kathryn Green, on the current state of the law, how to approach these cases, what legal arguments are left, preserving issues for appeal, and introducing factual challenges
Dr. Stephanie Pierce
Assistant Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine, OB/GYN @University of Oklahoma School of Medicine
Medicine, on what is knowable or not (e.g. the cause of a stillbirth is almost never known), the actual effects (or lack thereof) of substance use on the development of a pregnancy, differentiating the effects of different substances, and other risk factors that might be alternate causes of a stillbirth
Dr. Mishka Terplan
Senior Physician Research Scientist, Board Certified Physician in Addiction Medicine and Obstetric @Friends Research Institute,
- Dr. Mishka Terplan, Senior Physician Research Scientist at Friends Research Institute, Board Certified Physician in Addiction Medicine and Obstetrics/Gynecology, on what is addiction, what are things to know about your client and bring to a jury or sentencing, and the public health impacts of criminalization