CLE Program Details

Program Title: Criminal Appeals: Ten Things to Remember and Ten Mistakes to Avoid
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
General CLE Hours: 1.00
Professionalism or Ethics CLE Hours: 0.00
Registration Fee: $ 16.00

This program details tips and reminders for what should be done during the appeal process and things that should be avoided during the criminal appeal process.

Ten things to remember when handling a criminal appeal case include, timely filing of all post-trial, post-sentencing, post-plea motions and the notice of appeal, familiarizing oneself with local and Federal Court rules, and including a Standard of Review in the written brief.

Ten things to avoid when handling a criminal appeal case include, forgetting to file a 604(d) certificate in a guilty plea situation or filing an improper 604(d) certificate, treating an appeal the same as a tril, and writing in legalese.

Materials provided with the program

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Approved for CLE credit in these Jurisdictions: IL
Available Formats Windows media, iPod, Flash video
Presenter: Sherry Silvern