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Balancing the Scales of Justice ~ CLE Webinar

8/27/2020
When: Thursday, August 27, 2020
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Where: Virtual Webinar
United States
Contact: St. Petersburg Bar Association
727-823-7474


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Balancing the Scales of Justice

Thursday, August 27, 2020 ~ 11:00am - 2:00pm

Session I ~ Criminal Justice Reform Public Policy Update
Speaker ~ Kimberly Jackson, Esq. Executive Director, 
                  St. Petersburg College Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions

11:00AM - 12:00PM - 
 Don’t miss this opportunity to understand past Criminal 
Justice Reform Public Policy Initiatives at the state and national level and to 
discuss the importance of legal advocacy at all levels. This timely program will 
help attorneys understand Criminal Justice Reform efforts from congressional
Leaders; recognize the significant challenges and bias within our current
system; and acknowledge legal community proposed solutions to criminal
justice challenges.

Session II ~ Equity in Sentencing Analysis System Overview and Training
Speaker ~ A. Wellington Barlow, Esq., CEO, Technologies for Justice, Inc.

12:00PM -2:00PM - 
Statistics demonstrate that over 98% of criminal cases are 
resolved through plea bargaining. Most defense attorneys can attest to the disparate 
treatment of citizens at every stage of the criminal justice system-- and negotiated plea 
deals are no exception! A. Wellington Barlow created ESAS to provide attorneys the 
ability to electronically search a database of over 2 million sentencing records from
the Florida Department of Corrections and quickly retrieve the Criminal Punishment 
Code (CPC) sentencing data from prior cases. He will discuss the success of this 
system and how it can effectively be used to achieve the best results for your clients 
in reaching favorable plea deals with the state AND getting the judge to accept agreed 
upon dispositions.

Registration Fee
$45 Members, $45 Government Attorneys, $60 Non-Members, $15 students  

Registration Deadline
Tuesday, August 25, 2020           

Register Above Online or Register by Mail - 
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St. Pete Bar, P.O. Box 172, St. Petersburg, FL 33731-0172

CLE Credit
Approved 3.0 hrs. General CLE, including 2.0 hr. Bias Elimination and 1.0 hr. Technology CLE Credit
Certification: 2.0 Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Trial Law, and Juvenile Law

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