38th Annual Criminal Law Conference

12/02/2017 - 08:30
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38th Annual Criminal Law Conference
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Time: 8:30am
Location: Eckstein Hall
Access: RSVP Required
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On Saturday, December 2, 2017, the Marquette University Law School and the Milwaukee Bar Association will host the 38th Annual Conference on Recent Developments in Criminal Law. Join us at the Law School's beautiful Eckstein Hall facility for this annual event, which over the course of more than 37 years has provided continuing legal education to hundreds and hundreds of lawyers.

Once again a faculty of the highest quality will address timely topics of interest to criminal law practitioners. Speakers include Professor Daniel Blinka, Attorneys Robert Donohoo, Craig Johnson, Craig Mastantuono, Dennis Melowski, Timothy Pierce (the Ethics Counsel for the State Bar of Wisconsin) and Peyton Engel (presenting with Nicholas Schiavo). In this year's program you will be updated on the latest in…

  • Criminal Procedure
  • Technological Evidence in Criminal Cases
  • Fourth Amendment Search and Seizure Developments
  • The Substantive Law of Crimes

With TWO ethics hours:

  • Ethics, Evidence and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
  • Ethical Considerations: Fee Agreements and Other Hot Topics



The conference will be held on Saturday, December 2, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Coffee and pastries will be available when the doors open at 8:00 a.m. Beverages will also be served during session breaks. A complimentary lunch (pizza and sandwiches) will be offered to all attendees.


The conference will be held in Eckstein Hall, the home of the Marquette University Law School, 1215 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Complimentary parking is available in the Law School's underground lot accessible from N. 11th Street immediately east of Eckstein Hall.


The registration fee for the all-day conference is $165.00 for members of the Milwaukee Bar Association and $190.00 for all others. Advance registration will guarantee a set of the specially prepared instructional materials on the date of the conference. Registrations will also be accepted at the door.


It is anticipated that the program will be approved for 8.0 CLE credits. Approval has also been sought for 8.0 hours of criminal law credit by the Wisconsin State Public Defender Board. Within the 8.0 hours are TWO hours of ethics credits.


In order to receive a registration fee refund, you must notify Professor Thomas Hammer at the Marquette University Law School by 4:00 p.m. on November 30, 2017. Substitutions may be made at any time.

Further Information

For further information about this conference, please contact Professor Hammer at 414-288-5359.


Eckstein Hall
1215 West Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI