Lectures

Iris Eytan frequently lectures to lawyers, law students, psychologists and psychiatrists about criminal law issues, especially those which involve the representation of people with mental impairments. She is well known in the legal community and has been asked to commentate by local and national television programs and print news outlets.

Email info@rplaw.com to request more information about lecture topics and availability for Iris Eytan.

 

Speaking Engagements and Television Appearances

 

  •  “Understanding Forensic Mental Health,” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), 8th Annual Forensic Science and the Law Conference, April 2015
  • “The Truth is: Individuals with Mental Impairments Falsely Confess,” Colorado Criminal Justice Act-Standing Committee, Annual CLE Training, October 2014
  • “Trial Tactics, Openings and Closings of Trial,” University of Colorado School of Law, October 2014
  • “Demonstrative Evidence: Pictures of Winning,” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Annual Meeting, July 2014
  • “Challenging the State’s Competency Mental Health Expert,” with Larry Pozner, Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, May 2014
  • “Sex, Booze and the Law,” University of Denver Fraternities and Greek Life Organization, May 2014
  • “False Confessions and Competency Issues to Waive Miranda,” Capital Case Litigation Training Conference for the Office of the Public Defender of the State of Delaware, May 2014
  • “Insanity Defense and Mental Competency in the Colorado Courts,” University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs, April 2014
  •  “Case of False Confession and Incompetence to Waive Miranda: Language and Learning Disabilities in Criminal Defense,” From Sexual Sadism to Maternal/Fetal Rights: The Wide World of Forensic Mental Health, Tulane University 2014 Forensic Psychiatry Conference, April 2014
  • “Character & Fitness in the Bar Admission Process,” University of Denver Sturm College of Law, March 2014
  • “Sex, Booze and The Law,” Kent Denver School, March 2014
  • “Presentation re: Tyler Sanchez Case,” University of Denver Sturm College of Law, February 2014
  • “Celebrity Court Radio Show,” Elizabeth Kelly Blog Talk Radio, November 2013
  • “A Case of False Confession and Incompetence to Waive Miranda: Language and Learning Disabilities in Criminal Defense,” Presentation for Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine with and on behalf of Dr. Richard Martinez, MD, MH – Director, Forensic Psychiatry, Denver Health Medical Center and Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, UCDSM, Dept. of Psychiatry, November 2013
  • “Police & Doctors & Judges Oh My! Representing Clients with Mental Impairments,” Wisconsin State Public Defender’s Conference, November 2013
  • “Street Law: In Re Gault,” East High School, Oct 2013
  • “Opening Remarks and Introductions,” National Criminal Defense Forum and Forensic Mental Health and the Law,” National Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), September 2013
  • “Trial Tactics: Openings and Closings of Trial,” University of Colorado School of Law, 2013
  • “Mental Health Defenses,” Metropolitan State University of Denver, 2013
  • “Sex, Drugs, and the Law,” Kent Denver School, May 2013
  • “The Insanity Defense with Joe Scarborough,” MSNBC, 2012
  • “Insanity Defense Looks Likely in Holmes Case,” USA Today, 2012
  • “Trial Tactics: Theory,” University of Colorado School of Law, 2012
  • “What I’ve Learned From Representing the Incompetent in an Incompetent System,” Colorado Public Defender Annual Fall Conference, 2012
  • “Pro Bono Practice at Law Firm,” University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2012
  • “Sex, Drugs, and the Law,” Kent Denver School, May 2012
  • “Demonstrative Evidence,” National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), Winter Conference, 2009
  • “Competency Statutes Post Zuniga,” Colorado Judicial Conference, 2009
  • “Competently Representing the Incompetent,” Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB), 2008
  • “Competency Statutes,” Probate Court Panel, 2000