Recent Rulings

2010: Counsel was ineffective where he failed to advise defendant that deportation is a collateral consequence of conviction. Padilla v. Kentucky, 559 U.S. ____(2010)

A valuable Practice Advisory on this ruling is available below or you can visit the Immigrant Defense Project at www.defendingimmigrants.org
Padilla Practice Advisory

2010: Hearing on juvenile's competency to be heard in juvenile court when motion filed before transfer. State of Louisiana in the Interest of T.C., 09-1852 (La.App. 1 Cir. 02/12/10); 2010 La. App. LEXIS 231; rehearing denied, State in re T.C., 2010 La. App. LEXIS 250 (La.App.1 Cir. Feb. 23, 2010).

2009: All persons arrested without a warrant for whom a probable cause determination is not made within 48 hours must be immediately released from custody on their own recognizance. State v. Wallace, 09-1621 (La. 11/06/09); 25 So. 3d 720.

2009: Reversal of termination of parental rights. State of Louisiana in the Interest of A.L.D., 09-0820 (La.App. 3 Cir. 11/04/09); 21 So. 3d 1109.

2009: Totality of the circumstances invalidated confession. Important language about juvenile confessions. State of Louisiana in the Interest of J.E.T., 09-67 (La.App. 3 Cir. 05/06/09); 10 So. 3d 1264.

2008: Initial appearance before a judicial officer, where the defendant learns the charge against him and his liberty is subject to restriction, marks the start of adversary judicial proceedings that trigger attachment of the Sixth Amendment right to counsel. Rothgery v. Gillespie, 128 S.Ct. 2578 (2008).

2008: Failure to file discovery motion waives important discovery rights. State v. Forest, 08-1474 (La. 07/24/08); 986 So. 2d 667.

Upcoming Training
For more information, contact:
LPDB Training Division at
jgregory@lpdb.la.gov

Miller v. Alabama Training
June 25 - 26, 2015

East Baton Rouge Parish Public Library
7711 Goodwood Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA

A two day training to prepare you to successfully litigate sentencing and resentencing for juveniles convicted of homicide pursuant to the
United States Supreme Court’s decision in Miller v. Alabama. The training will include small breakout groups where you can brainstorm your
cases and issues.

The Miller v. Alabama Training will be co-sponsored by LPDB and the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana (JJPL), A Project of the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights (LCCR).


2015 Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy
Summer 2015



CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) and Georgetown Law are excited to announce a Call for Applications to the 2015 Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy. The JTIP Summer Academy is an annual one-week intensive and interactive juvenile defender training program intended for both new and experienced front-line defenders. A fillable PDF application with more details is attached.

Participants must cover their own airfare, accommodations, travel expenses, and a $200 tuition (which covers breakfast, lunch, and snacks each day; CLE application fees; and materials).

APPLICATION AND DEADLINE
• Applications are to be submitted via email using the attached fillable PDF sent to Lauren Dollar at lid3@law.georgetown.edu.
• The deadline for application submission is January 14th, 2015, 11:59 PM EST. Late applications will not be considered.

SELECTION CRITERIA
• Years and scope of experience in defense practice
• Years and scope of experience in juvenile defense practice
• Current juvenile caseload
• Geographic location
• Public defenders and private practitioners
• Diversity

CALENDAR OF ACTIONS
Application Deadline → January 14th, 2015, 11:59 PM EST
Application Selections Announced → February 18, 2015
Deadline for Registration of selected participants → April 1, 2015
Arrival of Attendees → June 14, 2015, Georgetown Law, Washington, DC

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Must be a front-line defender to apply.