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2017 Alaska Bar Convention
May 10-12, 2017
Centennial Hall Convention Center

Course Materials: In an effort to save paper, you will not receive a hard copy.

The materials for each session are listed below. 

Take a look at them prior to printing, as you may decide that it is not necessary to have them with you during the program. Some of the materials are for your reference after the convention and too large for print.

Convention Brochure



U.S. Supreme Court Opinions Update - Dean Chemerinsky & Professor Levenson

Alaska Supreme Court Opinions Update - Dean Erwin Chemerinsky

The Changing National Landscape in Judicial Retention and its Implications for Alaska



Negotiation Ethics: Winning Without Selling Your Soul - Marty Latz

What Lindsay Lohan Teaches Lawyers About Substance Abuse and Mental Health - Stuart Teicher

Thinking Your Way Through Jury Selection - Dan Jacks (No materials provided, bio only)

The Lost Art of Cross-Examination - David Gross and Chad Drown

Civil Justice Reform, Culture Change and Protecting the Rule of Law - Justice Kourlis

Effective Use of Demonstrative Exhibits in Hearings & Trials - David Gross and Chad Drown

"Oh yeah? Well we'll see who is a bottom-feeding, scum-sucking loser!" Lawyer Incivility, Professionalism, and Enforcement - William Slease



Human Memory: What You Need to Know Before You Enter the Courtroom - Dr. Stark, Judge Gleason, Don Bauermeister, Judge Morse (Please look at this prior to printing. Many pages provided for reference after the convention).

Metadata and Data Privacy: The Good, the Bad, and the Misunderstood


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