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Criminal Justice Magazine
Fall 2000
Volume 15, Issue 3

Section News

Thomas E. Lester

Fall Council Meets in Nation’s Capital

Join the Criminal Justice Section for its Fall Council Meeting and related activities (continuing legal education programs, committee meetings, and social activities) in Washington, D.C., at the Wyndham Washington Hotel, November 17–19. Friday’s schedule will include committee meetings, a CLE program, and a cocktail reception for CJS members and guests. All members are invited to attend the Section Council’s meetings on Saturday and Sunday. For more information, contact the Section office at (202) 662–1500.

CLE: Cyberspace Crime

In conjunction with the Fall Council Meeting, the Section will present a CLE program, "Cyberspace Crime." The seminar will be held on Friday, November 17, 2000, at the Wyndham Washington Hotel. Watch for your Section newsletter or contact Sherrill Fortinberry at (202) 662–1512 or for more information.

Trial Competition at Quinnipiac

The first Northeast Regional Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition, cosponsored by the Criminal Justice Section and Quinnipiac University School of Law, will be held in the fall 2000 between 10 teams from the northeastern United States. Contact Prof. Elizabeth Marsh at Quinnipiac University School of Law, (203) 287–3268, for more information.

Juvenile Defender Leadership Summit

The Criminal Justice Section’s Juvenile Justice Center will cosponsor the Fourth Annual Juvenile Defender Leadership Summit in Houston, Texas, October 27–29. Those interested in more information or copies of available materials should call the Center at (202) 662–1515.

Money Laundering Enforcement Conference

The Criminal Justice Section and the American Bankers Association join forces once again to bring together the leading legal and banking experts to guide conference participants through the maze of money-laundering laws and regulations. The Twelfth Annual Money Laundering Enforcement Conference will be held October 29–31, 2000, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia. Section members are eligible for a discounted registration fee. To register, contact the American Bankers Association at 1–800 BANKERS or on the Web at . For more information, contact Sherrill Fortinberry or Carol Rose at (202) 662–1500.

CLE and Ski in Vail

Wax your skis for the Law Education Institute’s week of CLE programming in Vail, Colorado, January 3–8, 2001. CLE and ski at the 2001 National CLE Conference, cosponsored by the Law Education Institute and the ABA Criminal Justice Section. This year’s program includes a daily track of high caliber criminal justice programs, as well as the opportunity to attend programs in other substantive legal areas. Each day attendees can participate in CLE programs, ski outings, and social events. Call (800) 926–5895 for the conference brochure.

ABA Midyear Meeting in San Diego

Join ABA members from across the nation in sunny San Diego, February 14–20, for the ABA Midyear Meeting. A host of exciting CLEs, social events, and committee meetings are being assembled. The Criminal Justice Section Executive Committee is scheduled to meet on February 17, and the Nominating Committee will meet on February 18. Watch your upcoming Section newsletter for more details, but mark your calendars now.

And the Nominees Are…

The Section’s Nominating Committee is currently accepting nominations for Section leadership posts. Nominees are sought to fill five Section Council seats, one Young Lawyers Division seat (must be 35 or under as of Sunday, August 5, 2001), and all officer positions. Those currently holding officer seats may be renominated, except for the vice-chair for publications and the vice-chair for planning; these posts require new nominees. Contact Thomas Smith at (202) 662–1510 or via e-mail at


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