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The training videos on are in a password-protected area of the website. Central California Appellate Program (hereinafter “website administrator” or “CCAP”) reserves the right to terminate usage rights to anyone who loans their password to a third party, or in any other way misuses access to the training videos in the password-protected area of “Misuse” includes but is not limited to: displaying training presentations to a third party, whether or not for personal gain; copying, distributing, or downloading for distribution any portion of a presentation from the website to a third party; or any copyright violation.

By using the password-protected area of and training videos, you signify your assent to these terms of use. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please do not use the password-protected area of or view the training videos. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these terms at any time. Please check these terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the password-protected area of and the training videos following the posting of changes to these terms constitutes an acknowledgment that you agree to abide by these terms and conditions and any amendments or changes to them that may occur from time to time.

Although this may appear to be a list of “don’ts,” you should also realize that there’s a much larger list of things you are free to “do” with respect to using the training videos. This freedom, however, carries with it some degree of responsibility—not a legal responsibility, but a professional responsibility—needed to keep this area of the website functioning within its purpose of facilitating user-friendly project training to enhance and develop the education, practice skills, and research/writing skills of appellate panel practitioners.

Who Are the Users of the Password-Protected Area of

The list of participants for the password-protected area of is presently “closed,” meaning the users are only project attorneys and those attorneys designated by the California appellate indigent defense projects—CCAP, ADI, CAP-LA, FDAP, and SDAP (collectively referred to as the “CAP projects”), as a currently active Court-Appointed Counsel (CAC) panel member (hereinafter referred to as “statewide panel”). A user may belong to one or more CAP project panels to be on the statewide panel. The users list for the password-protected area of will be periodically compared to a statewide panel list; non-statewide panel members may be removed from the users list by the website administrator with or without notice by termination of the user’s access to the password-protected area of

Privacy Policy

Please refer to our Privacy Policy posted separately.

Technical Questions

Technical questions or comments regarding the password-protected area of and training videos may be directed to Sending an email results in a single email message that reaches the resources and training team. Please do not send legal questions regarding the presentations to this email.


The website administrator accepts no responsibility for errors or inaccurate information in the training video presentations or materials, whether by a CAP project or a guest speaker. Every reasonable attempt has been made to maintain accuracy, but no guarantees of such can be made. All data in the training video area of is informational only. Users are strongly encouraged to Shepardize/cite check everything, regardless of the creation date noted for a presentation. The user assumes the entire risk as to results and performance. The information in the training video area of is subject to change without notice.

The website administrator assumes no liability for any loss or damage from errors or omissions in the training videos or the associated materials posted whether arising in contract, negligence, or otherwise.

The information supplied in the training videos and the associated materials posted on should not be relied upon to make legal decisions. If you need a lawyer or legal advice, you should contact the bar association or a lawyer referral service for the county you live in, or where the case is scheduled. The information supplied in the training video area of is provided by CAP project employees, panel members, and non-members. While the website administrator makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on, the website administrator does not endorse, approve or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the website administrator. CCAP, including its Board of Directors, Executive Director, attorneys, assistants, website administrator, employees, and agents, assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of the information herein, or from use of the information contained at linked Internet addresses, or in any respect for the content of such information, including, but not limited to, errors or omissions, the accuracy or reasonableness of factual or scientific assumptions, studies or conclusions, the defamatory nature of statements, ownership of copyright or other intellectual property rights, and the violation of property, privacy, or personal rights of others. The website administrator is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on such information. No guarantees or warranties, including, but not limited to, any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use or purpose, are made by the website administrator with respect to such information.

If you have questions regarding any of these terms and conditions of the use of the password-protected area of and the training videos, you should contact the website administrator via email at for further information and clarification.

Last updated 6/16/2023