Civil Rights Symposium 2017

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On-Demand Video
---------- CLE 5 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $199.00
New Attorney: $100.00
Subscribers Pay: $0.00


Join our panel of experts and delve into the latest hot topics in the civil rights arena! The course begins with an overview of the most significant cases and issues of the past year and those to come, followed by an in-depth look at immigration-related policies and practice tips, as well as a discussion of criminal justice and law enforcement topics. The second half of the course will focus on implicit bias and how it impacts the legal system, your clients and your practice.

Topics Covered:

  • The year in review
  • Significant civil rights cases, Section 1983 and Qualified Immunity, LGBT litigation, Voting restrictions
  • Hot topics in immigration
  • Executive Orders, ICE priorities, Sanctuary Cities, Detention, Deportation and Due Process issues
  • The intersection of law enforcement and civil rights
  • Community and police interactions; criminal justice reform and consent decrees under the new administration
  • Implicit bias and the legal system
  • What implicit bias is and how to deal with it in the courtroom—jury selection, witnesses, judicial discretion and more

    Program Sponsor: PBA Civil and Equal Rights Committee


No speakers have been associated with this event.
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.