Current Issues in Civil Rights Law 2019

July 12th, 2019

Location: University of Mississippi School of Law Oxford, MS

Agenda

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

The Evolving Landscape: What’s Happening TODAY in Immigration Law?
Barry Walker, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Tupelo, MS

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Basics of Section 1983 Litigation
Charles W. Blanchard. Esq.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

What You Need to Know About First Amendment Retaliation Claims
Charles W. Blanchard, Esq.
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS

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

Civil Rights, the Government’s Role in Housing, and the Ethics of Housing Policy Advocacy ~ Part I

  • How Did We Get Here? A History
  • The Government’s Increasing Role in Providing Housing
  • The Evolution of Public Housing
  • Section 8
  • Rural Development Housing
  • Hope VI Program
  • Tax Credit Housing

Stewart Rutledge, Esq.
Rosedale Corporation
Oxford, MS

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

Civil Rights, the Government’s Role in Housing, and the Ethics of Housing Policy Advocacy ~ Part II
Stewart Rutledge, Esq.
Rosedale Corporation
Oxford, MS

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

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Police Interactions with Suspects
Aelicia Thomas, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Rosedale, 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.

Registration

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.

Cancellations

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.