Marijuana Law Criminal Bootcamp

When:  Apr 6, 2018 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (ET)
Register: online or by mail form PDF
Cost (includes light breakfast and lunch): On or before March 28-$89; after March 28-$109
Registration deadline is April 3, 2018

This bootcamp will address "must know" topics for the criminal law attorney, including operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana/zero tolerance, search and seizure considerations, immunity under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act, federal law concerns, important marijuana-related cases, and unique sentencing issues for marijuana crimes. This conference features knowledgeable practitioners in the areas of criminal defense and prosecution, as well as experts in related fields.


8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast

8:45 a.m. Welcome, Announcements, & Introduction to Speakers
Mary Chartier, Chair of the Marijuana Law Section

9:00 a.m. Marijuana & Driving Offenses in Michigan
Ken Stecker, Traffic Safety Prosecutor, Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan

9:50 a.m. Search and Seizure—What You Need to Know
Allison Arnold & Mary Chartier

10:50 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Marijuana—The Science on Medical Use
Dr. Carl Christensen

Noon Lunch

1:00 p.m. Michigan Medical Marihuana Act Case Update 
Allen Peisner

1:50 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. Immunity under the MMMA—State & Federal Considerations
Lisa Dwyer, John Fraser, Michael Komorn, and Dr. Frank Telewski

3:20 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Legal Issues & Advocacy in Sentencing for Marijuana Cases
Barton Morris



The Kensington Hotel
3500 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48108