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Plea Bargaining Symposium Schedule

Thurs., Feb. 28, 2013

4:30 p..m. - 5:30 p.m.
KEYNOTE SPEECH

Honorable W. Louis Sands
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

 

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
RECEPTION

 

Fri., March 1, 2013

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
REGISTRATION


9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
WELCOME

Ken Gormley
Dean, Duquesne University School of Law

INTRODUCTION VIDEO

Honorable Frank H. Easterbrook
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

 

Panel Discussion Moderators


Lisa B. Freeland
Federal Public Defender, Western District of Pennsylvania

Honorable Thomas M. Hardiman
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Elliot C. Howsie
Public Defender, Allegheny County

James W. Kraus
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti

Mark A. Rush
K&L Gates

 

Panel Discussions

9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
CHANGES IN THE PLEA PROCESS


Nancy J. King, Vanderbilt Law School
Waiving Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Susan R. Klein, The University of Texas School of Law
Who Will Monitor Plea Bargaining?


10:30 a.m. - Noon
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A CRIMINAL NEGOTIATOR

 

Stephanos Bibas, University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Role of Non-judicial Actors in Defining Competent Negotiators

Jenny M. Roberts, American University Washington College of Law
What Does It Mean to be an Effective Negotiator?

Ronald Wright, Wake Forest University School of Law
Comparatively Evaluating Defense Counsel


Noon - 1:00 p.m.
LUNCH 

1:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
THE ROLE OF PLEA BARGAINING IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 


David S. Abrams, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Is Plea Bargaining Really a Bargain?

Albert Alschuler, University of Chicago Law School emeritus
Lafler and Frye: Two Small Band-Aids for a Festering Wound

Bruce Green, Fordham University School of Law
Imagining Plea Bargaining Without Competent Counsel: Justice Scalia's Pursuit of Less Perfect Justice

 

2:35 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
IS PLEA BARGAINING LEGITIMATE?


Richard L. Lippke, Indiana University
Plea Bargaining in the Shadow of the Constitution

Gabriel "Jack" Chin, UC Davis School of Law
Getting to the Merits in Plea Bargaining: Is Professor Stuntz Right that Procedure Crowds Out Truth?

 

3:35 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
REMEDIES FOR PETITIONERS 


Russell D. Covey, Georgia State University College of Law
Plea Bargaining Law

David Perez, Perkins, Coie, Seattle
Structuring Remedies in the Wake of Lafler and Frye

Wesley M. Oliver, Duquesne University School of Law
Toward a Common Law of Plea Bargaining


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