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CARLSON ON EVIDENCE

RECORDED
DECEMBER 19, 2013

Archived Webcast

CLE Hours:
6 CLE Hours including 1 Ethics Hour, 1 Professionalism Hour and 4 Trial Practice Hours

Co-Sponsor:
General Practice and Trial Law Section, State Bar of Georgia

Presiding:
Ronald L. Carlson, Program Co-Chair; Fuller E. Callaway Chair of Law, Emeritus, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens
Michael Scott Carlson, Program Co-Chair, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Cobb County Judicial Circuit, Marietta; Adjunct Professor, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Atlanta

WELCOME AND PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Stephen J. Harper, Executive Director, The Institute of Continuing Legal Education; Adjunct Professor, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens

Ron Carlson Presents Compelling Principles of Cross-Examination, Privileges, Experts and the Best Evidence Rules—featuring the mighty carlson law players:
Todd H. Ashley, Deputy Director, Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia, Atlanta
Donald P. Geary, Chief Assistant District Attorney, Cobb County Judicial Circuit, Marietta
John S. Melvin, Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, Cobb County Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Kathryn Hackney Smith, HAP Investment Group, LLC, Atlanta
Ronald L. Carlson

Hearsay under Georgia’s New Evidence Code: Critical Considerations
Hon. Charles Hargrove Weigle, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Middle District of Georgia, Macon
Julian A. Cook, III, Professor, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens
Robert C. Khayat Jr., King & Spalding LLP, Atlanta

Questions and Answers with Hearsay Panel and Prof. Ron Carlson

JUDGES AND LAWYERS Panel Examines Strategic and Tactical Imperatives Under Georgia’s New Evidence Code: Effective use of motions in limine; Use of Eleventh Circuit authority; Objection strategies; Controlling inflammatory evidence—what is left of the “prejudicial” objection; Daubert strategy—pre-trial or mid-trial; Judicial notice under the new code; Crawford issues—Walker v. Illinois and beyond; Use of visual aids; DUI issues under Rules 404(b) and 417; Impeachment via prior convictions; Deposition strategies.
Moderator:
Michael Scott Carlson

Panelists:
Hon. Cynthia J. Becker, Judge, DeKalb County Superior Court, Decatur
Hon. James G. Bodiford, Judge, Cobb County Superior Court, Marietta
Hon. Ural D.L. Glanville, Judge, Fulton County Superior Court, Atlanta
Hon. Dax Eric Lopez, Judge, DeKalb County State Court, Decatur
Hon. D. Victor Reynolds, District Attorney, Cobb County Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Hon. Benjamin S. Richardson, Solicitor General, Muscogee County, Columbus
Hon. Kathryn McCart Schrader, Judge, Gwinnett County Superior Court, Lawrenceville
Rebecca Lin Crumrine, Hedgepeth Heredia Crumrine & Morrison LLC, Atlanta
Craig A. Gillen, Gillen Withers & Lake LLC, Atlanta
Vic Reynolds, District Attorney, Cobb County Judicial Circuit, Marietta
Brian D. “Buck” Rogers, Fried Rogers Goldberg LLC, Atlanta
Michael B. Terry, Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore, LLP, Atlanta
Ethics and the Duty of Candor: The Dilemmas of Disclosure When Authorities Disagree—Ethical Challenges Under the New Evidence Code
Hon. Edward J. Tarver, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Georgia, Savannah
Hon. Henry R. Thompson, Judge, Cobb County State Court, Marietta
Rep. Barry A. Fleming, Georgia House of Representatives; Fleming & Nelson, LLP, Evans
Professionalism Issues and Georgia’s New Evidence Code
Bobby L. Christine, Bobby L. Christine, P.C., Evans
Robert S. Highsmith Jr., Holland & Knight LLP, Atlanta
William Travis Sakrison, Executive Director, Georgia Public Defender Standards Council, Atlanta