2018 Appellate Advocacy Seminar

New Orleans, Louisiana
Monday, October 01, 2018
2018 Appellate Advocacy Seminar
Monday, October 01, 2018 5:00 AM -
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 5:00 AM (Central Time)

Pan Am Conference Center
5045868185
601 Poydras St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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2018 APPELLATE ADVOCACY SEMINAR

SPONSORED BY THE BAR ASSOCIATION OF THE FIFTH FEDERAL CIRCUIT, OLE MISS LAW SCHOOL AND MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE SCHOOL OF LAW

Program Chair: Allison Jones

October 1 and 2, 2018

PAN AM CONFERENCE CENTER

601 POYDRAS ST. 11TH FLOOR

NEW ORLEANS, LA 70130

Monday, October 1

8:45 – 9:10am- Registration

9:15 am – Opening Remarks – Margaret Cupples, President, Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

9:30 – 11:45 – Writing Workshop.  Mississippi College

LUNCH

1:00 – 2:00 pm – The Clerk’s Office.  

2:00 – 3:00 – Current Issues in Criminal Law – Cynthia Orr

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2:00 – 3:00 – Current Issues in Civil Law – Marcy Hogan Greer

BREAK 3:00 – 3:15 pm

3:15 – 4:15 – Professionalism “Slip-Sliding Away:  How Implicit Biases Erode Ethical Judgment.”  -   Kate Margolis - Ole  Miss


JOIN US FOR A HAPPY HOUR AFTER THE PROGRAM AT PETE’S PUB, FIRST FLOOR OF THE HOTEL INTERCONTINENTAL, 444 ST. CHARLES AVE., NEW ORLEANS, LA

Tuesday, October 2, 2017

John Minor Wisdom Courthouse

600 Camp Street, Room 206

New Orleans, LA 70130

9:00 – 11:15 Oral Argument Observation and Critique

Observe regularly scheduled oral arguments. Stay in the Courtroom to hear critiques of the arguments. After the arguments, attorneys will critique the arguments given in Court.

OR

Pan Am Conference Center

601 Poydras St., 11th Floor

New Orleans, LA  70130

9:00 –  11:15 am – Supreme Court Panel – Current Issues Before the Court–

Tim Crooks, Attorney at Law, Houston, TX

Aaron Streett, Baker Botts, Houston, TX

Jeffery T. Green, Sidley, Austin, Washington, DC

11:30  Lunch in the Great Hall: Enjoy lunch in the historic Great Hall of the John Minor Wisdom Courthouse with Fifth Circuit Judges and Court Executives, Case Managers, and Conference Attorneys.

12:50 Walk to Pan Am Center, 601 Poydras St., 11th Floor

1:00 – 2:00 pm Nuts and Bolts of Oral Argument and Brief Writing : Judges Discuss Effective Oral Argument Practice and Brief Writing.
Honorable Stephen Higginson, U.S. Circuit Judge, Honorable Kurt Englehardt, U.S. Circuit Judge

2:00 – 3:00 pm. - The Attorney’s Perspective on Briefs and Oral Argument:  Substantive Tips on Brief Writing and Oral Argument – Deborah Pearce

3:00 – 4:00 pm  - Ethics.  Benjamin Cooper - Ole Miss

Dismissal – Margaret Cupples - President of the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit.


 

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