Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 5: Minneapolis- First Amendment Issues in K-12 Education.

This program will be a brief overview of First Amendment issues affecting K-12 public education. We'll cover some of the leading cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, the Eighth Circuit, and other courts. Topics will include: school speech, establishment clause, free exercise clause, clothing, school newspapers and yearbooks, distribution of literature, student clubs, off-campus speech, book censorship, and the pledge of allegiance. Live lecture, 60 minutes.
First Amendment Issues in K-12 Education.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
4:30 - 5:35 PM
Community Room
Lunds - University & Central
25 University Ave. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

CLE credit has been applied for as follows: 
  • Minnesota: 1.0 Credits applied for (MBCLE event code 205027)
  • Iowa: 1.00 Credits approved (Iowa Activity Number 187509)
  • Wisconsin: 1.0 Credit applied for. 
  • Minnesota Teachers: This program has not been preapproved by any district, but is eligible for 1.0 clock hour toward your general 125 hour professional development requirement.

Richard P. Clem is an attorney and continuing legal education (CLE) provider in Minnesota. He has been in private practice in the Twin Cities for 25 years. He has a J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul and a B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota. His reported cases include: Asociacion Nacional de Pescadores a Pequena Escala o Artesanales de Colombia v. Dow Quimica de Colombia988 F.2d 559, rehearing denied, 5 F.3d 530 (5th Cir. 1993), cert. denied, 510 U.S. 1041 (1994); LaMott v. Apple Valley Health Care Center,465 N.W.2d 585 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991); Abo el Ela v. State468 N.W.2d 580 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991). You can visit his web pages at and and his blog at
Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education
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