Webinar-Defending Protesters Charged with Misdemeanors


Tuesday, July 7, 2020 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm


Online Webinar

Defending Protesters Charged with Misdemeanors

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Approved for 2 CLE credits


The program is free, but you must register.

Program Description:
Recent weeks have seen a steady stream of arrests from the protests occurring in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd. This CLE will cover both the basics of defending clients charged with misdemeanors in the Municipal and Justice Courts of Las Vegas as well as specific issues important to defending protesters, including:

•    First Amendment issues
•    Police Discovery: What to get and how to get it
•    Differing client goals for political protesters 

Sarah Hawkins, Chief Deputy Public Defender with the Clark County Public Defender's Office
Maggie McLetchie, McLetchie Law
Belinda Harris, Clark County Public Defender
Michael Wilfong, Clark County Public Defender
Dayvid Figler, Law Offices of Kristina Wildeveld, performer, author and trial lawyer

Eve Hanan
, Professor, Boyd School of Law 

Program Agenda:    
3:00-3:10 Welcome and introductions
3:10-3:30 Representing clients in Justice Court
3:30-3:50 Representing clients in Municipal Court 
3:50-4:15 Police discovery: What information to get and how to get it 
4:15-4:45 First Amendment Issues
4:45-5:00 Questions and Answers