Event Start:
12/06/2017 1:00 PM
Event End:
12/06/2017 5:00 PM

When: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Location:  Social Law Library, Boston, MA
Cost: $65 (PROGRAM ONLY)

NOTE: If you are a judge interested in registering for this program please contact the Flaschner Judicial Institute at 617-226-1565 or

CPCS approved for 4.0 credit hours from the Adult Criminal, Post-Conviction and Juvenile Delinquency Panels.


Judge Kenneth Fishman
Judge Peter Lauriat, Co-Chair
Asst. Dist. Atty. Kate MacDougall, Essex County
Judge Rosalind Miller
Robert Sheketoff, Esq.
Judge Kathe Tuttman
Judge Douglas Wilkins, Co-Chair

Both seasoned Superior Court judges and savvy members of the trial bar will provide practical advice on a wide range of common and complex issues that often arise over the course of criminal jury trials.

This program is designed to discuss advanced jury issues of interest to both experienced trial lawyers as well as those on
their way to be.

A sample of issues to be discussed are:

• Pre-trial motions, voir dire requests, jury questionnaires and unusual motions-in-limine, etc.
• Methods of jury empanelment, for cause and peremptory challenges, etc.
• Proper and improper opening statement and closing arguments, etc.
• Curative instructions, and maintaining juror impartiality in the digital age, etc.
• New approaches to instructing the jury, etc.
• Post-verdict communications with jurors
• And much more…

Social Law Library, John Adams Courthouse, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02108
Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information contact Michael Saporito at Space is limited. Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Same day registrations are $5.00 extra. Registration fees are non-refundable. Registrants for this program acknowledge that during the program their photographic or videographic images may be incidentally taken; registrants agree that the submission of their registrations for this program constitutes their written consent to the Social Law Library’s use of any such image in print and online materials solely for promotion of the Library’s noncommercial CLE seminars and other educational events and activities.
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