The Practice Program for the Northern District of California invites you to a virtual symposium on criminal practice issues in our district. The two judges on our first panel will share their views on sentencing. The second panel will discuss identifying and addressing racial bias in jury selection.
Sentencing – What Really Matters to Judges? (4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
District Judge Edward J. Davila
District Judge Richard Seeborg
Ed Swanson, Swanson & McNamara (Moderator)
Kyle Waldinger, U.S. Attorney’s Office (Moderator)
How to Identify and Address Racial Bias in the Jury Selection Process (5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.)
District Judge Edward M. Chen
Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler (Moderator)
Christopher Perras, U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
William Rountree, Senior Trial Consultant and Partner at Bonora Rountree
Martín Sabelli, President Elect of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Registration deadline: June 25, 2021
$25 program cost. CJA attorneys, AFPDs, AUSAs, Judges, Court Staff, and Law Clerks are invited to attend at no charge; please email email@example.com to register.
2 Hours CA CLE: 1 hour General and 1 hour Elimination of Bias CLE pending verification of attendance.
Written resources will be available on the website.
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