***IMPORTANT INFORMATION FROM THE US DISTRICT COURT -- PLEASE READ***

Friday, June 2, 2006
TO;        ALL ATTORNEYS REGISTERED FOR CM/ECF &
        THE DISTRICT COURT FAMILY

FROM:    ALAN STOLER, CHAIR & THE FEDERAL PRACTICE COMMITTEE

DATE:    JUNE 2, 2006

RE:        SUMMER RETREAT:
        THE PHILOSOPHY AND PRACTICE OF CRIMINAL CASES 
        IN FEDERAL COURT IN NEBRASKA

WHEN:    MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2006, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
        MAHONEY STATE PARK- ASHLAND, NE
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SPEND A DAY WITH OUR JUDGES ON AN "INFORMAL" BASIS.

HEAR A PRESENTATION FROM REGIONAL COUNSEL FOR BUREAU OF PRISONS     
CONCERNING COURT RECOMMENDATIONS, PLACEMENT, ETC.

PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS INCLUDING JUDGES, PROSECUTORS, DEFENSE 
ATTORNEYS, AND PROBATION OFFICERS.  TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

    1)     COURT'S NEW STRATEGIC PLAN
    2)     BEST PRACTICES ON MOTIONS, HEARINGS, TRIAL, AND SENTENCING
    3)     PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR SCHEDULING, COORDINATION ON 
UNCONTESTED MATTERS, SUMMONS V. ARREST
    4)     WHAT JUDGES DO/DO NOT CONSIDER
    5)     THE VIABILITY OF RULE 11(C) PLEAS
    6)    ROLE OF LAW CLERKS, PROBATION, PRETRIAL, MARSHAL, CLERKS
    7)    PROPER DETERMINATION OF RELEVANT CONDUCT FOR SENTENCING
    8)    DO WE HAVE SENTENCING DISPARITY WITHIN OUR DISTRICT
    9)    CONCERTED EFFORT TO OBTAIN AN ADDITIONAL FEDERAL JUDGE

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 150 PARTICIPANTS

COST:   $15 (INCLUDES LUNCH)

PLEASE RESPOND TO JANET BARTELS: (402) 661-7323