Current Issues in Civil Rights Law 2018

July 13th, 2018

Location: University of Mississippi School of Law Oxford, MS


8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Second Amendment: Should We Do More Than “Die-Ins” and Wear Orange
Reed Martz, Esq
Freeland Martz, PLLC
Oxford, MS

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. LGBT Rights at the Cross-Roads While in the Cross-Hairs
Taylor Brown, Esq.
Tyron Garner Memorial Fellow
Lambda Legal
Atlanta, GA
10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

HOT!!! Issues in Immigration Law
Barry Walker, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Tupelo, MS

11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Law, Order & Protest: Deciding What is Just
Edd Peyton, Esq.
Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, PC
Memphis, TN

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Arrest, Excessive Force and Detention
Victor I. Fleitas, Esq.
Victor I. Fleitas, P.A.
Tupelo, MS

3:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15-4:15 p.m.

Professionalism: Let’s Talk About Difficult Problems LJAP and Your Needs
Bethany Ann Tarpley, Esq.
Bailey & Womble
Batesville, MS

4:15 p.m. Adjourn

Open Enrollment

Registration is open to all interested parties including attorneys, judges, legal assistants, and law office staff. Walk–ins will be accepted on a space–available basis. If you plan to attend and do not pre-register, please call the UM-CLE office at (662) 915-6738 to determine space availability. Written materials will be given on the day of the seminar.

Pre–registration is encouraged.



Please complete the registration form and return it along with your payment to the address listed on the form. To register by fax, please complete the form and include your Visa or MasterCard number and expiration date. The fax number is (662) 915-5267, or register using our secure online registration. Registrants will receive additional information with their written confirmation from UM-CLE.

CLE Credit

This course offered by UM-CLE has been approved by the Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 6 CLE credits including one hour of Ethics. Registrants seeking mandatory CLE credit from another state should contact UM-CLE in advance of the seminar.


Refunds will be given as follows:

  • Two business days prior to the seminar, registration fee less a $25 administrative charge.
  • One business day prior to the seminar, materials and registration fee less $75 OR transfer the registration fee to someone else in your firm or to an upcoming CLE seminar.
  • No call, no show will receive materials only, no refunds. In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.

In the unlikely event a seminar is canceled, registrants will be notified and issued full refunds.


Hotel Accommodations

Convenient accommodations are available at The Inn at Ole Miss. Please call the hotel directly at (888) 486-7666; (local) 234-2331 to reserve your room. The Inn at Ole Miss is adjacent to the Yerby Conference Center.

Accommodation of Special Needs

If you require special assistance relating to a disability, please contact Renee Moore-Cain at (662) 915-6738 prior to the seminar.