18th Annual Robert E. Shepherd Jr.

Juvenile Law and Education Conference
Conference Materials

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Conference Presenters: Biographical Profiles

Morning Plenary Session I: Representing Clients in a Post-Miller Era

  In Re C.P. - Merit Brief
In Re C.P. - Amicus Brief
In Re C.P. - Opinion
In Re D.B. - Merit Brief
In Re D.B. - Amicus Brief
In Re D.B. - Opinion
In Re M.W. - Merit Brief
In Re M.W. - Amicus Brief
In Re M.W. - Opinion
  Settlement Agreement Summary (S.H. v. Stickwrath)
Competency Proceedings Fact Sheet

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Morning Plenary Session II: Building a Trauma Informed Practice

Allison Sampson Presentation
How to Manage Trauma

Lunch: Facilitated Discussion
  Access to Information (case & statute)

Afternoon Session I: Legislative Updates
  2013 Legislative Summary

Afternoon Session II: Collateral Consequences of Juvenile Adjudications

Julie McConnell Presentation
Case on Mandatory Minimums
Collateral Consequences of Juvenile Delinquency Adjudications

Afternoon Session III: Judges' Perspective: Juvenile Sentencing in Circuit Court

Virginia Statutes

Power of Circuit Court
Circuit Court Hearing
Purpose and Intent
Transfer and Waiver

Virginia Cases

Ballard v. Commonwealth
Brownv. Commonwealth
Bullock v. Commonwealth
Mattox v. Commonwealth
Saunders v. Commonwealth


Transfer Hearing Schematic
Juveniles Tried as Adults: Outline

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Afternoon Session IV: Ethics
  Cloud Computing
Electronic Communications & Information Storage - and Ethics (Article)
Electronic Communications & Information Storage - and Ethics (Presentation)
Blogging and Social Networking for Lawyers: Ethical Pitfalls

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