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Bail: The Changing Balance of Interests

Join us for a review of the judicial standards and a discussion of what makes a bail request compelling, what judges are concerned with in setting bail, and what policy changes might be in the works. How bias can affect bail and what can be done about it will also be discussed.

 

1 hour MCLE Credit

1 hour (C) Substantive Criminal Law and Procedure

Bail reform is a hot topic that has brought increasing scrutiny to how bail is set. With increasing pressure to release more low-risk defendants on their own recognizance, prosecutors and defense attorneys should rethink bail requests and the use of motions to modify bail. Join us for a review of the judicial standards and a discussion of what makes a bail request compelling, what judges are concerned with in setting bail, and what policy changes might be in the works. How bias can affect bail and what can be done about it will also be discussed.

Program Highlights:

  • Identifying and addressing bias in bail proceedings
  • Candidates for release on O.R.
  • Bail considerations and what is most compelling
  • Succeeding with a motion to modify bail
  • Scrutiny of bail hearings

This is an intermediate-level program. Some criminal law experience is assumed.

On Demand CR59707-191

Livecast program recorded 4/21/17. 

 

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$ 79.00

Bail reform is a hot topic that has brought increasing scrutiny to how bail is set. With increasing pressure to release more low-risk defendants on their own recognizance, prosecutors and defense attorneys should rethink bail requests and the use of motions to modify bail. Join us for a review of the judicial standards and a discussion of what makes a bail request compelling, what judges are concerned with in setting bail, and what policy changes might be in the works. How bias can affect bail and what can be done about it will also be discussed.

Program Highlights:

  • Identifying and addressing bias in bail proceedings
  • Candidates for release on O.R.
  • Bail considerations and what is most compelling
  • Succeeding with a motion to modify bail
  • Scrutiny of bail hearings

This is an intermediate-level program. Some criminal law experience is assumed.

JUDGE JAIME RENÉ ROMÁN

JUDGE JAIME RENE ROMAN

JAIME RENÉ ROMÁN was appointed judge of the Sacramento County Superior Court by Governor Schwarzenegger on May 23, 2007. He previously served as a Presiding Administrative Law Judge, Office of Administrative Hearings, State of California, from February 2001 to May 2007; and from February 1994 to January 2001, he was an Administrative Law Judge with the same office. From May 1992 to January 1994 he was a State of California Deputy Attorney General. From May 1980 to August 1991 he was a Deputy District Attorney in Solano County, California. And from December 1976 to May 1980 he was in private practice. From May 1981 until his retirement as a colonel on June 10, 2007, he was a reserve member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. Judge Román earned his Juris Doctorate degree from Hastings College of the Law, an LLM in International Banking Law from Boston University, a Master in Strategic Studies from the Army War College, and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from St. Mary’s College. Since his appointment he has served in the following assignments: general trials (2007–2010), family law (2010–2014), criminal domestic violence (2014–2015), criminal home court judge (2015–2016). He also undertook such duties as "night court judge" and criminal mental health court judge.

TIMOTHY E. WARRINER

TIMOTHY E. WARRINER

TIMOTHY E. WARRINER is a Certified Criminal Law Specialist, certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He practices in Sacramento, California, and handles criminal cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Mr. Warriner is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Warriner is an annual contributor to CEB’s California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice and a frequent speaker on criminal law topics. He is a member of the Criminal Law Section of the California State Bar, the current chairman of the Criminal Law Section Executive Committee, and a member of the Anthony J. Kennedy American Inn of Court. Mr. Warriner is a graduate of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and Santa Clara University School of Law.

BRET W. WASLEY

BRET W. WASLEY

BRET W. WASLEY has worked as a Deputy District Attorney for multiple District Attorney’s offices in multiple counties since becoming an attorney. Currently he is a Deputy District Attorney with Sacramento County, where he is a member of the Superior Court Review Unit. Mr. Wasley also instructs future police officers on search and seizure and other criminal law matters at the San Jose and Sacramento Police Academies. He is a graduate of McGeorge School of Law. Even as a law student and while awaiting bar results, Mr. Wasley interned with the Sacramento District Attorney’s Office and clerked for the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office. He also holds a BBA from James Madison University and an MA in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University.

Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Criminal Law
SUBTOPICS Hearings and Motions
SPECIALIZATION (C) Substantive Criminal Law and Procedure
PRODUCT GROUP Digital
Products specifications
PRODUCT GROUP CLE
MCLE HOUR 0.5 - 2
PRACTICE AREA Criminal Law
SUBTOPICS Hearings and Motions
SPECIALIZATION (C) Substantive Criminal Law and Procedure
PRODUCT GROUP Digital