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Webinar: New Laws Webinar 2021
January 5, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This program offers 1 participatory MCLE credit; 1 legal specialization in Criminal Law.
Every year new laws are promulgated in the world of Criminal Law. This year is no different; effective January 1, 2021, there will be several changes to the practice of criminal law that we must all be aware of and deal with.
To provide you with the information you need, Albert Camacho and Basil Williams from the Executive Committee of the Criminal Law Section will present this years New Laws Webinar, describing all of the changes to criminal law for 2021 and what defense counsel and prosecutors need to know.
Speakers: Albert Camacho and Basil Williams
Albert Camacho Jr. is a Deputy Public Defender with the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office. He has litigated juvenile and adult felony and misdemeanor proceedings, in addition to litigating writ petitions in the Appellate Division of the Los Angeles Superior Court, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, and the California Supreme Court. He has presented on various criminal law issues including speedy trial, felony sentencing, motion practice, and immigration consequences of criminal convictions.
Basil Williams is a Deputy Attorney General in the Appeals, Writs, and Trials section of the California Department of Justice. At the state DOJ, he briefs and argues felony criminal appeals and related writs in the California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court. He also responds to habeas petitions and related appeals in federal district court and the Ninth Circuit. Basil also teaches Legal Research & Writing at UC Berkeley School of Law.