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Effective Appellate Advocacy in Termination of Parental Rights Cases - Part II
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
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The Illinois Court Improvement Program in coordination with the Supreme Court of Illinois Judicial College presents, "Effective Appellate Advocacy in Termination of Parental Rights Cases - Part II."
This course, which provides two hours of CLE credit, addresses various topics relating to representation of parents in appeals of juvenile abuse and neglect matters, including expedited appeal rules, briefs and the record, issue spotting, and making arguments.
As a result of this course, participants will be able to:
Describe the purpose and authority of the Illinois Supreme Court Rules regarding expedited appeals, briefs and the record.
Analyze current case law pertaining to appeals in juvenile abuse and neglect matters, including termination of parental rights cases.
Identify appropriate issues for appeal and make arguments based on these issues.
The contributors for this training are the Honorable Mary L. Mikva (Appellate Justice, 1st Appellate District), the Honorable Kathryn E. Zenoff (Appellate Justice, 4th Appellate District), and Chris Schaeffer (Attorney, Howard & Howard).