Detroit / Wayne County

Criminal Advocacy Program

Handout Material for 2006

In an effort to reduce costs to the Bar and in response to grant funding, presenter’s handouts for each session will be available on the C.A.P. web site,, three days before each session. Those wishing to have the printed materials at the session should print them in advance of the session.

  1. September 8, 2006
    View From the Bench

  2. September 15, 2006
    Civil Consequences of Pleas/Trials
    Speakers: Terri L. Stangl and Miriam Aukerman
    1. A Legal Outline
    2. Resource List
    3. Client Questionnaire
    4. Civil/Criminal Connection
    5. Barriers to Reentry
    6. Child Support Prisoner Packet
    7. Expungement Packet
    8. "Clear Your Name" brochure
    9. "Kinship Care" Packet
    10. "Why and How to Get Your Criminal Record"
    11. Sample letter to Selective Service for individuals failing to register due to incarceration.
    12. Power Point Outline

  3. September 22, 2006
    Sentencing Guidelines
    Speaker: Anne Yantus
    Handouts: Sentencing Updates (PDF)

  4. September 29, 2006
    How To Get Your Client Medical & Psychological Services while in the Wayne County Jail
    Speakers: Lavinia Ruckes-Ekong, Phillip Thomas and Stephani Judd
    Handouts: Philip J. Thomas's Materials and Lavina Ruckes's Materials (PDF)

  5. October 6, 12 & 27, 2006
    Power Up Your Trial Presentation
    Speaker: John Powell

    Handout material: Power Up Your Trial Presentation and Michigan Case Law on PowerPoint (PDF)

  6. October 13, 2006
    Drug Court & Treatment Facilities
    Speaker: Hon. William Leo Cahalan
    Outline (PDF)

  7. October 20, 2006
    Preliminary Exams
    Speakers: Hon. Donald Coleman and Gerald Evelyn
    Outline (PDF)

  8. November 10, 2006
    Demonstrative Evidence
    Speakers: Mark Satawa and Theresa Webster

  9. November 17, 2006
    Criminal Law Update
    Speakers: Prof. Ronald J. Bretz and Prof. James M. Peden
    Outline (PDF)

  10. December 1, 2006
    U.S. Supreme Court Update
    Speaker: Prof. David A. Moran
    Outline (PDF)

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