CCR Executive Director Vince Warren and CCR Senior Staff Attorney Pardiss Kebriaei will both join distinguished panels of legal experts as part of a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar with three sessions presented by New York County Defender Services (NYCDS).
Session One: Civil Rights Litigation and Political Protest v. Mass Incarceration
1:00 - 2:15 p.m., 1.5 CLE credits
Sharlyn Grace, Chicago Appleseed Criminal Justice Policy Fellow
Katie Rosenfeld, Legal Director, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest &
Alexander Shalom, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU-NJ
Moderated by Stan Hickman, Senior Attorney, NYCDS
Session Two: What's American? Immigration and "National Security" as Weapons
2:20 - 3:25 p.m., 1.5 CLE credits
Genia Blaser, Staff Attorney, Immigration Defense Project
Brittany Brown, Immigration Unit Attorney, NYCDS &
Pardiss Kebriaei, Senior Staff Attorney, Center for Consitutional Rights
Moderated by Zwi Wasserstein, Senior Attorney, NYCDS
Session Three: Where Do We Go From Here? Leading an Organization Amidst Governmental Hostility
3:40 - 4:40 p.m., 1 CLE credit
McGregor Smyth, Executive Director, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest &
Vincent Warren, Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights
Moderated by Stan German, Executive Director, NYCDS
There will be registration beginning at 12:30 p.m., and a reception immediately following the final panel. A total of four (4) hours of MCLE credit will be provided in professional practice. This program is suitable for transitional as well as experienced attorneys.
Please RSVP via e-mail by March 10 to Myrna Velez: firstname.lastname@example.org.