March 12, 2020 | COVID-19, Free CLE, TFB Section CLEs

CLS CLE: COVID-19 Changes in the Federal Criminal Justice Landscape





Approved for 1.5 hours of General CLE credit and 1.5 hours of Certification credit for Appellate Practice, Criminal Appellate Law, Criminal Trial Law and Juvenile Law.


The Florida Bar Criminal Law Section is proud to present this FREE  Zoom CLE on the changing federal criminal justice landscape in the wake of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.  Our expert moderator and panel will engage in a wide-ranging discussion on a variety of COVID-19-related topics including:  Challenges in grand jury investigations and how the indictment process will proceed once grand juries are reconvened; the handling of in-custody and out-of-custody initial appearances, pleas, and sentencing; the Bureau of Prisons and jail issues, generally; compassionate release; and maintaining client relationships and a law office during a pandemic.  Our experts will also take questions on issues of particular concern to you.


Michael Caruso
Federal Public Defender
Southern District of Florida

Tony Gonzalez  +BIO
First Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Florida

The Honorable Robert N. Scola, Jr.  +BIO
United States District Court Judge
Southern District of Florida


Henry P. Bell  +BIO
Partner, Bell Rosquete Reyes Esteban, PLLC, Miami, FL
CJA Panel Attorney Representative, Southern District of Florida

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