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Tuesday, June 17 • 10:30am - 11:45am
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Ethics CLE: 1.0

Objectives: Prosecutors have distinct legal and ethical responsibilities to disclose information under the Kentucky Rules of Criminal Procedure, United States Supreme Court and Kentucky case law, the Kentucky Rules of Professional Conduct, and Formal Ethics Opinions published by the American Bar Association.   The ethical duties imposed on prosecutors are separate from disclosure obligations imposed under the Constitution, or by statutes, procedural rules or court orders.  This session will examine the ethical issues surrounding discovery in criminal cases, including:

  • Kentucky Rules of Criminal Procedure on discovery, especially RCr 7.24, 7.26 and 8.07
  • Case law including Brady v. Maryland, Giglio v. United States, and Kyles v. Whitley
  • Kentucky Rule of Professional Conduct 3.8, Special responsibilities of a prosecutor
  • ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility Formal Opinion 09-454, Prosecutor’s Duty to Disclose Evidence and Information Favorable to the Defense

Speakers
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Jay Barrett

Morehead Directing Attorney, Department of Public Advocacy
Jay Barrett is a 1979 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law and its criminal legal clinic.  He joined DPA in 1982 as directing attorney of the Stanton office through 1988 and attended the National Criminal Defense College in 1983.  After three years with New Hampshire Public Defenders, Jay returned to Kentucky in private practice in Prestonsburg.  His litigation experience focused on criminal, civil rights and... Read More →
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Jon Rapping

President and Founder, Gideon's Promise
Jonathan Rapping is the President and Founder of Gideon’s Promise. Jon is the Director of the Honors Program in Criminal Justice at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, where he also teaches criminal law and criminal procedure. He is also a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School where he helps to run its prestigious Trial Advocacy Workshop. He is the former Training Director of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia... Read More →


Tuesday June 17, 2014 10:30am - 11:45am
Banquet A

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