JURY SELECTION & OPENING STATEMENTS – May 16, 2023

This CLE will present tips and strategies from a panel of Federal Court Judges and experienced trial attorneys on jury selection and opening statements in Federal Court. Topics will include the Voir Dire process, identifying juror bias, navigating peremptory and for cause challenges, and how to avoid common mistakes in both jury selection and opening statements.

Federal Criminal Defense Training – Spring 2023

Federal Criminal Defense Training - Spring 2023 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7, 2023 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. CROWNE PLAZA, SYRACUSE This event is open to both members and non-members of the FCBA.  The program is free of charge. REGISTER HERE Speakers: Melissa Tuohey, Esq. Assistant Federal Public Defender Courtenay McKeon, Esq., Assistant Federal Public Defender Molly […]

Trying a Civil Rights Case 2023: ALBANY

James T. Foley Federal Courthouse 445 Broadway, Albany, NY

Trying a Civil Rights Case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York LOCATION: James T. Foley Federal Courthouse, Albany, NY  This CLE program will provide practitioners with the information necessary to handle the trial of a prisoner case typically brought under 42 USC §1983.  Ethical issues and substantive and […]

Trying a Civil Rights Case 2023: SYRACUSE

James M. Hanley Federal Building 100 South Clinton Street, Syracuse

Trying a Civil Rights Case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York LOCATION: James T. Foley Federal Courthouse, Albany, NY  This CLE program will provide practitioners with the information necessary to handle the trial of a prisoner case typically brought under 42 USC §1983.  Ethical issues and substantive and […]