The Federal Bar Association (FBA) Minnesota Chapter will be holding its 46th Annual Federal Practice Seminar virtually on November 18.
The Federal Practice Seminar will feature topics of interest to every federal practitioner. The FBA has assembled a slate of outstanding presenters, including judges and experts in a variety of fields, who will speak on vital issues facing civil and criminal practice today, including:
· Qualified Immunity
· Federal Clemency in the Biden Era
· Rule 30(b)(6) Depositions
· Voting Rights
· Neuroscience and the Law
· In the Dark Podcast and Investigative Journalism
· Civil Access to Justice and the Pro Se Project
· Supreme Court Update
In addition, the keynote speaker this year is Professor Christopher Lehman, a professor of ethnic studies at St. Cloud State University. Professor Lehman’s keynote address is titled “How Free is Free” and will discuss Southern slave owners’ contributions to Minnesota’s growth through the end of the Civil War and Minnesota’s complicit role in the history of slavery. Professor Lehman is the author of Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1787-1865 andSlavery’s Reach: Southern Slaveholders in the North Star State, which won the 2020 Minnesota Book Award for Minnesota Nonfiction.
CLE credits have been applied for.
While we will miss the ability to mingle with our fellow FBA colleagues during breakfast, on breaks, and at the traditional happy hour, the virtual breaks will be filled with fun and informative trivia about the bench and our Chapter.
Please register here. Detailed information about how to log in to the virtual seminar will follow in a confirmation email. ***Please note that this is a brand new website, such that some organizations’ firewalls might block access. If that happens, please contact your IT department to unblock the site. And if you need any assistance, please reach out to the contacts listed below.
An early bird discount will apply if you register by November 1, 2021.
If you have any questions about the event, please contact Aaron Knoll at firstname.lastname@example.org or Barry Landy at email@example.com.