Plea Bargaining Symposium Schedule
Thurs., Feb. 28, 2013
4:30 p..m. - 5:30 p.m.
Honorable W. Louis Sands
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Fri., March 1, 2013
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Dean, Duquesne University School of Law
Honorable Frank H. Easterbrook
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Panel Discussion Moderators
Lisa B. Freeland
Federal Public Defender, Western District of Pennsylvania
Honorable Thomas M. Hardiman
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Elliot C. Howsie
Public Defender, Allegheny County
James W. Kraus
Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti
Mark A. Rush
9:30 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.
CHANGES IN THE PLEA PROCESS
Nancy J. King, Vanderbilt Law School
Waiving Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
Susan R. Klein, The University of Texas School of Law
Who Will Monitor Plea Bargaining?
10:30 a.m. - Noon
EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A CRIMINAL NEGOTIATOR
Stephanos Bibas, University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Role of Non-judicial Actors in Defining Competent Negotiators
Jenny M. Roberts, American University Washington College of Law
What Does It Mean to be an Effective Negotiator?
Ronald Wright, Wake Forest University School of Law
Comparatively Evaluating Defense Counsel
Noon - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 2:25 p.m.
THE ROLE OF PLEA BARGAINING IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
David S. Abrams, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Is Plea Bargaining Really a Bargain?
Albert Alschuler, University of Chicago Law School emeritus
Lafler and Frye: Two Small Band-Aids for a Festering Wound
Bruce Green, Fordham University School of Law
Imagining Plea Bargaining Without Competent Counsel: Justice Scalia's Pursuit of Less Perfect Justice
2:35 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
IS PLEA BARGAINING LEGITIMATE?
Richard L. Lippke, Indiana University
Plea Bargaining in the Shadow of the Constitution
Gabriel "Jack" Chin, UC Davis School of Law
Getting to the Merits in Plea Bargaining: Is Professor Stuntz Right that Procedure Crowds Out Truth?
3:35 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
REMEDIES FOR PETITIONERS
Russell D. Covey, Georgia State University College of Law
Plea Bargaining Law
David Perez, Perkins, Coie, Seattle
Structuring Remedies in the Wake of Lafler and Frye
Wesley M. Oliver, Duquesne University School of Law
Toward a Common Law of Plea Bargaining
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