Has Everything In Federal Criminal Prosecutions Changed or Is It Much Ado About Nothing? The Impact of the Garland and Monaco Memos and U.S. v. Banks on Charging, Pleas and Sentencing in Individual and Corporate Cases.

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
12:00 – 1:00 pm 
Martin Luther King Building & U.S. Courthouse
Jury Selection Room
Newark, NJ

Join the AFBNJ for an insider’s discussion with the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey and the Federal Public Defender for the District of New Jersey.  Feel free to bring your own lunch.

Philip R. Sellinger, United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey
K. Anthony Thomas, Federal Public Defender, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of New Jersey
Vikas Khanna, First Assistant United States Attorney, United States Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey
Jenny Kramer, Alston & Bird

Moderators:

Matthew E. Beck, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC
Linda D. Foster, Assistant Federal Public Defender, Office of the Federal Public Defender, District of New Jersey

Written Materials:

U.S. v. Banks, 55 F. 4th 246 (3d Cir. 2022)

Garland Memos:

General Department Policies Regarding Charging, Pleas and Sentencing (Dec. 16, 2022)

Additional Department Policies Regarding Charging, Pleas and Sentencing in Drug Cases (Dec. 16, 2022)

Monaco Memo: Further Revisions to Corporate Criminal Enforcement Policies Following Discussions with Corporate Crime Advisory Group (Sept. 15, 2022)

Free for AFBNJ members.
$25 for all non-members.

Important CLE Information:
1.0 CLE credits have been approved towards New Jersey.
1.0 substantive CLE credits have been approved towards Pennsylvania.
In order to receive proper credit, each attendee is required to complete and submit a CLE affirmation form after the program.