Continuing Legal Education

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964: Analyzing the Achievements and Failures in Pursuit of the Dream (07/18/14)

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:

Analyzing the Achievements and Failures in Pursuit of the Dream

 

Friday, July 18, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 

CLE Credit:

6.0 General Hours

                       

Fees:

$275 Attorney Rate

$200 Leary Bar Member Rate

$150 Paralegal Rate

$75   Law Student/No CLE Credit Rate

 

Location:

Marriott City Center Hotel

100 West Trade Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

(704) 333-9000

 

Special Info:

8:30 a.m.  Registration

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CLE Training

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Reception

           

Hosted by the John S. Leary Association of Black Attorneys

 

This full day CLE presentation will discuss various topics related to the issue of Civil Rights, both nationally and in North Carolina. Areas to be addressed during the program are voting rights, education equality, equal access to justice and the role that the legal system has played in this process.

  

Historical Perspective: Civil Rights Act

James E. Ferguson II, Ferguson Stein Chambers & Sumter, P.A.

 

Enforcement of Voting Rights Act of 1965 in Light of Recent Changes in the Law

Anne M. Tompkins, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina

  

Implicit Bias in the Courtroom

The Honorable Louis A. Trosch, 26th Judicial District

 

Raising Race in Civil & Criminal Cases

James C. Fuller, The McIntosh Law Firm

  

The New Challenge of School Re-Segregation

Prof. Mark Dorosin, UNC Center for Civil Rights

 

The Impact of Redistricting on Voting Rights Jurisprudence

Anita Earls, Southern Coalition for Social Justice

 

Panel Question & Answer

Cheri Beasley, N.C. Supreme Court Justice; Henry E. Frye, Former N.C. Supreme Court Justice; Henderson Hill, Prof. Robert A. Parrish and Prof. Gregory Parks

 

 

Registration:

Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624

 

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