Behind the Scenes of Legal Scandals in the News

Hear from the Experts and Lawyers Involved

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July 10, 2020 / 1pm CST

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WHAT:  Webcast moderated by Kim Benjamin, owner & founder of the Missouri DWI & Criminal Law Center at the Benjamin Law Firm

TITLE:  Behind the Scenes of Famous Cases in the News  – Hear from the Experts and Lawyers Involved

DATE:  Friday, 7/10/20

TIME:  1p-5p CST

CLE INFORMATION: Total 4.0 – Ethics 4.0 – Elimination of Bias 1.0

WHO: 

    • Janine Arvizu, Expert from Netflix’s Making a Murderer & How to Fix a Drug Scandal exposing Forensic Labs problems in blood & drug testing (and the ethical obligations of lawyers when we suspect issues with a lab)
    • Rick Kammen & Rosa Eliades, Lawyers from the Guantanamo Bay Scandal involving alleged secret government recordings of attorney-client meetings (and discussing how they were ethically able to handle the scandal)
    • Cyndy Short, Lawyer from the Jackson County Prosecutor & Lee’s Summit Police Dept Scandal who got a $16m verdict and an acquittal & who exonerated Bryan Sheppard convicted in the 1988 KC Firefighters Explosion Case leading to a podcast and a play in which she is a character (and discussing how she ethically handled the scandals and dealt with bias & diversity issues in these cases)

SPONSORED BY:  Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers & the Missouri DWI & Criminal Law Center at the Benjamin Law Firm

*Registration closes on July 9th at 1 pm

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