Evidentiary Issues in Federal Criminal Trials

Thursday, May 19, 2016
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
(Registration at 1:00 p.m.)

James T. Foley United States Courthouse
Jury Assembly Room, 1st Floor
445 Broadway
Albany, New York

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The focus of this program will be on key evidentiary issues in federal criminal trials, with the primary presentation by Steven D. Clymer, the Chief of the Appellate Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and an adjunct professor at Cornell Law School.  First Assistant Federal Public Defender Paul Evangelista will then address evidentiary issues from the defense perspective.  The program will include a segment on new developments in federal criminal law by Federal Public Defender Lisa Peebles.  The program will conclude with an interactive panel of our local District Judges.

Faculty

Hon. Mae A. D’Agostino
U.S. District Court Judge
Northern District of New York

Hon. Daniel J. Stewart
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Northern District of New York

Hon. Andrew T. Baxter, Moderator
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Northern District of New York

Steven D. Clymer, Esq.
Chief, Appellate Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

Lisa Peebles, Esq.
Federal Public Defender
Office of the Federal Public Defender
 Northern District of New York

Paul Evangelista, Esq.
First Assistant Federal Public Defender
Office of the Federal Public Defender
 Northern District of New York

Timed Agenda

1:30 – 1:35 p.m.
Welcome
(John Casey)

1:35 – 2:35
The Admissibility and Use of Out-of-Court Statements by Accomplices and Co-Conspirators
(Steven D. Clymer)

2:35 – 3:05
Evidentiary Issues from a Defense Perspective
(Paul Evangelista)

3:05 – 3:15
Break

3:15 – 3:40
New Developments
(Lisa Peebles)

3:40 – 4:30
Judge’s Panel Discussion
(District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino
Magistrate Judge Daniel J. Stewart
Magistrate Judge Andrew T. Baxter, Moderator)

The Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education in the State of New York.

“Evidentiary Issues in Federal Criminal Trials” has been approved for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys, and is in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 3.0 credits toward the professional practice requirement.*

This is a single program.  No partial credit will be awarded.

This program is complimentary to all Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association Members.

* PLEASE REMEMBER TO STOP AT THE REGISTRATION DESK TO SIGN OUT AND TURN IN YOUR EVALUATION FORM.

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