(1) Recent developments in Immigration Law & Policy - learn about new policy and administrative changes, including the surge of newly arrived unaccompanied immigrant children, DACA, Deferred Action Status, prosecutorial discretion to sustain deportation, Norton memo, and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Receive a comprehensive Immigration law practice primer. (Friday, September 5, 12pm - 1pm PT)
(2) Recent developments in Constitutional Law - learn about developments in 5th and 14th Amendment Due Process and Equal Protection provisions, as well as other constitutional considerations affecting the representation of low-income clients in California. (Friday, September 12, 2014, 12pm - 1pm PT)
(3) International Human Rights Law for Legal Aid Practitioners - learn the basics of international human rights law and its application to social justice and poverty advocacy. (Friday, September 19, 12pm - 1pm PT)
(4) The Rights of Prisoners in Solitary Confinement - learn about the issues affecting prisoners in solitary confinement, the major settlements and injunctions in effect, and current litigation in this area.
Immigration, Constitutional, Human Rights, and Prisoners' Rights Law
Friday, September 26, 2014
12pm - 1pm PT
1 Credit in California
- The Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law
- Funded by The California Bar Association- Legal Services Trust Fund Program
- Peter Schey, Executive Director of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law
- Carlos Holguin, General Counsel
- Marchela Iahdjian, Staff Attorney.
Free and open to all legal services attorneys and paralegals, private attorneys doing or interested in doing pro bono work, and community advocates and organizers. Members of the California Bar will receive CLE credits for attending.
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