Criminal Law Webinars: Case and Legislative Updates

The 2021 Winter Criminal Law Update will cover recent criminal law decisions issued by the North Carolina appellate courts and U.S. Supreme Court and will highlight significant criminal law legislation enacted by the North Carolina General Assembly. School of Government criminal law experts John Rubin, Phil Dixon, Jonathan Holbrook, and Brittany Williams will discuss a wide range of issues affecting felony and misdemeanor cases in the North Carolina state courts. The webinar includes a dynamic visual presentation, live audio, and interactive Q & A.

For additional information about indigent defense education courses and resources, visit our Public Defense Education site.

The Summer Criminal Law Update webinar will be held Friday, December 10, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The Registration deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 8.

Additional information



Attendees: This webinar is open to public defenders and private attorneys who do or are interested in doing indigent criminal defense work, and other court personnel who handle criminal cases.

CLE: This webinar will offer 1.5 hours of general continuing legal education (CLE) credit and qualifies for NC State Bar Criminal Law Specialization Credit. 

To receive CLE credit, all participants must preregister individually, even if the webinar is watched in a group setting. To receive partial credit, please submit your form to Olivia Howes at by 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 14.

CLE Partial Credit Form

General1.50 hrs
Total1.50 hrs
There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Olivia Howes

Program Associate, Courts Group
Associate Director of Programs and Services, Public Defense Education
Teaching Assistant Professor, Public Defense Education
Albert Coates Professor of Public Law and Government, and Director, Racial Equity Education Project and Public Defense Education
Teaching Assistant Professor, North Carolina Judicial College
Assistant Professor of Public Law and Government