Monitoring COVID-19

The School of Government continues to monitor COVID-19. Updates on courses can be found here


Indigent Defense Education

Calendar of Live Events

The following programs are co-sponsored by the UNC School of Government and Office of Indigent Defense Services (IDS) and, unless otherwise indicated, are free to IDS employees (attorneys and other staff employed in a public, appellate, or capital defender office, special counsel office, and the IDS central office). Registration information for private attorneys and employees of other organizations is indicated on the applicable course information webpage. Space is limited for many programs. IDS will reimburse IDS employees for travel expenses in accordance with state rates and rules for programs co-sponsored by IDS.


Postponed until further notice
Summer Criminal Law Webinar
June 5, 2020 
Defender Trial School
July 6-10, 2020
Parent Attorney Conference 
August 13, 2020
Juvenile Defender Conference
August 14, 2020
Hotel Ballast Wilmington North Carolina
August 19-21, 2020
Higher Level Felony Defense
September 8-10, 2020
Appellate Advocacy Training
October 28-30, 2020
New Misdemeanor Defender Training
November 3-November 6, 2020
Winter Criminal Law Webinar
December 11, 2020