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Focus on Juvenile Murder Cases

Friday, June 9, 2017 | 9:00am - 4:30pm UTC

Sponsored by the Flaschner Judicial Institute and the Social Law Library

*This is a bench/bar program.*


Juvenile Court Judge Kenneth J. King

Program Faculty:

In alphabetical order

  • Janice Bassil, Esq., Bassil & Budreau
  • Juvenile Court Judge Jay D. Blitzman
  • Hon. Margot Botsford (ret.), Supreme Judicial Court
  • Dr. Judith G. Edersheim, MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and Harvard Medical School
  • Patricia Garin, Esq., Shapiro Weissberg & Garin LLP
  • ADA Mark Hallal, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office
  • Barbara Kaban, Esq.
  • Dr. Robert Kinscherff, MGH Center for Law, Brain & Behavior and Harvard Law School
  • Superior Court Judge Jeffrey A. Locke
  • ADA Kate MacDougall, Essex County District Attorney’s Office
  • ADA David O’Sullivan, Essex County District Attorney’s Office
  • Cecely Reardon, General Counsel, Department of Youth Services
  • Rosemary Scapicchio, Esq.
  • ADA Mark Zanini, Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office

“Focus on Juvenile Murder Cases” will cover the following subject areas:

  • Review of Cases and Issues Pending in Courts
  • Current Science and the Adolescent Brain
  • Specific Litigation and Trial Issues in Juvenile Murder Cases (e.g. Felony Murder & Joint Venture, Self Defense, Statements, Plea Negotiations, Specific Intent, Specific Jury Instructions, etc.)
  • Sentencing (e.g. Constitutional and Statutory Standards, Parole Eligibility, Sentencing Considerations, DYS and Prison Experience, etc.)

This full-day bench/bar educational program will provide you with a unique opportunity to benefit from the experience and expertise of seasoned judges, attorneys, and experts who have grappled with these important issues.

Space is limited. Register today!


Friday, June 9, 2017
9:00am - 4:30pm UTC
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