Wednesday, September 101:30 - 2:45 p.m. 1.5 MCLE Hours
Mr. Jones, serving as the lead federal prosecutor, speaks of his successful prosecution of the historic “cold case” involving the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham in which two former Ku Klux Klansmen were convicted almost forty years after the crimes were committed. In the case, four young African-American girls were killed during a Sunday morning church service in the most heinous act of the Civil Rights Movement. As a result of the efforts of Mr. Jones and his team of investigators and prosecutors, two men, Tommy Blanton and Bobby Frank Cherry, were convicted of murder in those cases and each sentenced to life in prison.
Presenter:G. Douglas Jones, Jones & Hawley, PC, Birmingham, Alabama
Wednesday, September 103:00 - 3:45 p.m. 0.9 MCLE Hours
Since early 2010, the Missouri Department of Corrections Puppies for Parole programs and their partnering shelters have trained and found forever homes for more than 2,500 dogs across Missouri. Many have been saved from euthanization. Selected offenders receive training from a volunteer trainer(s) and train dogs in House rules and socialization skills. We like to say it is a win-win-win situation. Communities win, dogs win and offenders win! Many of these castaway dogs have special skills. They have been trained to be therapy dogs, helper dogs, search and rescue dogs and even a courtroom dog! Learn how our P4P and Advanced P4P programs work, about our partnership with COMTREA and meet Natalie, our first courtroom dog trained through P4P.
Presenters:Cyndi Prudden, Deputy Director, Division of Adult Institutions, Department of Corrections, Jefferson City Judy Finnegan, Vice President, COMTREA, HillsboroHon. Lisa Page, 23rd Judicial Circuit, Hillsboro
Wednesday, September 103:45 pm - 4:30 p.m. 0.9 MCLE Hours
The Missouri Department of Corrections will open the floor for any questions relative to the Earned Compliance Credit statute.
Presenters:Matt Briesacher, Legal Counsel, Department of Corrections, Jefferson CityJulie Kempker, Chief State Supervisor, Probation and Parole, Jefferson CityKelly Dills, Parole Board Operations Manager, Probation and Parole, Jefferson City
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