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Conference Program

The 2017 Spring Regional A Conference is a continuing judicial education program designed especially for Texas judges by the Texas Center for the Judiciary's Curriculum Committee and funded by a grant from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. For their attendance, participants will earn 9 hours of continuing judicial education credits, including up to 1.25 hours of Family Violence and 2 hours of Ethics.


Monday, April 24, 2017

7:30 to 8:30 AM - Breakfast, provided

General Sessions
8:30 to 9:30 AM - Evidence Jeopardy
9:45 to 10:45 AM - Ethics and Control in the Courtroom (1.0 Ethics)


12:00 to 1:00 PM - Lunch, provided

Breakout Sessions
Criminal Track
11:00 to 12:00 PM - Search and Seizure in a Digital Age
1:00 to 2:00 PM -  Current Trends in Family Violence Cases (1.0 FV)

DWI Track
11:00 to 12:00 PM - Drugged Driving: Synthetic Drug Trends
1:00 to 2:00 PM - Effective Sentencing: Addiction vs. Abuse

Actual Innocence Track
11:00 to 12:00 PM - Actual Innocence and the Preservation of Evidence
1:00 to 2:00 PM -  Faulty Field Drug Testing

Family Track
11:00 to 12:00 PM - Self-Represented Litigants in Family Cases (0.5 Ethics)
1:00 to 2:00 PM -  Tracing and Characterization

Civil Track
11:00 to 12:00 PM - Dismissals Under Rule 91a and the Texas Citizens Participation Act
1:00 to 2:00 PM -  Self-Represented Litigants in Civil Cases (0.5 Ethics)


General Sessions 
2:15 to 3:15 PM - Legislative Update
3:30 to 4:30 PM - Working with County Commissioners



Tuesday, April 25, 2017

7:30 to 8:30 AM - Breakfast, provided

General Sessions
8:30 to 9:30 AM - Top Ten Family Cases
9:45 to 10:45 AM - Top Ten Civil Cases
11:00 to 12:00 PM - Top Ten Criminal Cases (.25 FV)

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