Live webinar presented by Phil Dixon Jr.
September 2, 2021, 1:00 pm
60 min of CLE credit anticipated
During this CLE, Phil Dixon will provide an overview of legislation addressing legal hemp products and recent Court of Appeals cases involving cannabis. Challenges to probable cause based on odor and sight of “marijuana” that have been litigated in trial courts across the state will be addressed. Additionally, drug identification and evidence issues in cannabis cases will be covered. Attendees will gain a better understanding of this evolving field and the new issues presented by the array of hemp products available.
This program is part of the 2021 IDS Forensic Science Education Series. The webinars will be presented monthly and are free to attend. Attorneys who want CLE credit for attending will be billed $3.50 per credit hour by the State Bar. Use this link to register for all webinars in the series and attend any that are of interest.
Phil Dixon Jr. joined the School of Government in 2017. Previously he worked for eight years as an attorney in Pitt and surrounding eastern North Carolina counties, focusing primarily on criminal defense and related matters. Dixon served as assigned counsel to indigent clients throughout his career and represented adult and juvenile clients charged with all types of crimes at the trial level. He earned a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. with highest honors from North Carolina Central University. He works with the public defense education group at the School to provide training and consultation to public defenders and defense lawyers, as well as to research and write about criminal law issues.