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White Collar Criminal Mitigation: 2015 Update

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Produced on November 10, 2015

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Course Information

Time 66 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Categories Criminal Law

Course Description

This course examines criminal mitigation in the instance of white-collar and middle-class defendants. Here, attorneys who may represent white collar criminal defendants gain an understanding of both the purpose and scope of mitigation. Additionally, viewers are introduced to several methods by which outside, complementary resources can be used to supplement a representation. Attorney Mark Silver also addresses how to avoid other common issues, such as mental health issues and challenges regarding prejudices by the prosecution. 

 

Learning Objectives:

I.     Understand the purpose and scope of criminal mitigation for a white collar defendant

II.    Address the varying mental health issues that arise in a white-collar case 

III.   Identify and address key prejudices and assumptions made by the prosecution 

IV.   Recognize the mitigation distinctions between different types of criminal defendants 

 

Credit Information

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Faculty

Mark Silver

Psychiatric Social Worker

Mark S. Silver is a lawyer and New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker, with a doctorate in psychology and the author of Handbook of Mitigation in Criminal and Immigration Forensics: Humanizing the Client Towards a Better Legal Outcome. Revised Sixth Edition. (2018). Since 2002, Mark has worked as a consultant for law firms throughout the United States conducting psychosocial evaluations and writing formal reports in forensic and mitigation immigration and criminal cases. He has worked with thousands of clients from about forty countries throughout the world on various individual, family, and mental health issues related to criminal conduct and deportation. He has also provided expert testimony in several dozen of these cases.



Reviews

MT
Michael T.

very informative

DB
david b.

Thank you

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Kathryn S.

thanks

RI
Rebecca I.

Very Informative.

BH
Brian H.

Excellent speaker.

RD
Rita D.

Great presentation.

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mark s.

thanks

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William S.

Thank you.

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Richard S.

This presentation was quite thorough and the outline and checklist style of handouts and thought processes help me as I take on criminal cases after almost 30 years in civil litigation. Thank you!

SP
Suzanne P.

Very informative

RS
Ruthanne S.

Excellent use of time, practical, comprehensive info.

LP
larry p.

very good written materials

AM
Adam M.

good

AG
Andrew D G.

It was very informative

MH
Mike H.

very interesting

WC
Wayne A c.

Excellent, but the topic merited more time than allowed.

MM
mark m.

Great pace, excellent transitions between topics, good hooks to keep the viewer interested.

LJ
Larry J.

Mark did a heck of a job. Very well done.

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Joseph V.

excellent presentation

CD
Christian D.

On point!

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bipin m.

NY Admitted

TG
Thomas G.

very good

LC
Lin C.

Useful information for anyone needing to understand their particular client and how best to present him/her.

TO
T. O.

Very well organized and presented program. Thank you!

MF
Mary F.

Very informative and well done.

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