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

LAP APPELLATE DEFENDER SEMINAR
Friday, May 31, 2019
1144 N Causeway Blvd.
Benedict’s Plantation
526 Pine Street
Mandeville, Louisiana

6.25 hours CLE, including Ethics & Professionalism

Brochure
Registration Form

For more information contact:

Chris Aberle, Director
Louisiana Appellate Project
P. O. Box 8583
Mandeville, LA 70470-8583
(985) 871-4084


Eyewitness Identification Training
Friday, May 17, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The Bienville Parish Courthouse
100 Courthouse Drive
Arcadia, LA 71001

The training will focus on the science of memory and eyewitness
identifications, and Act 466. Additionally, we will discuss how to
reframe and challenge Manson v. Braithwaite 432 U.S. 98 (1977) and
State v. Young, 35 So. 3d 1042 (La. 2010) given the scientific
developments and case law from other jurisdictions. A list of helpful
cases and model motions will be available at the training. We are seeking
CLE credit for the training and have capacity for approximately 55
defenders.


Click HERE for more information and the registration form.


Upcoming NAPD Trainings
2017

http://www.publicdefenders.us

NAPD offers several trainings throughout the year. Please visit NAPD's website to see more information about all of their upcoming trainings and events.