RACE, CLASS, & THE COURTROOM CLE
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013
1 NORTH FRONT STREET
MEMPHIS, TN 38103
In a diverse people-facing profession, litigators must navigate both the courtroom
and the culture represented within. Learn how cultural competency plays a role in
zealous and ethical advocacy in “Race, Class, & the Courtroom.”
CLE COST - $5*
STUDENT COST - FREE
Register by October 7, 2013
9:00 A.M. Registration/Breakfast
9:30 A.M. Welcome
9:45 A.M. Session 1 (1 Dual)
"The Prism Through Which We See: Race, Gender, and Jury Selection"
Presenter: Doris Randle-Holt, Federal Public Defender
Topics include: The Jury Selection Process; The Importance of Effective Communication; Helpful
tools for selecting the right jury; Getting to know prospective jurors; and Ethical
considerations in jury selection - Batson and Rule 8.4 (d)
10:45 A.M. BREAK
11:00 A.M. Session 2 (1 Gen.)
"I Couldn't Relate: Direct Examination & Bridging the Gap Between the Have and Have-Nots"
Presenter: Frank Cantrell, General Counsel, Memphis Area Legal Services
Topics include: Witness preparation; Direct Examination and the Importance of Listening
and Not Leading, Understanding your Witness, Clarifying your Witness's Testimony for
the Finder of Fact, and Making your Witness Relatable.
12:00 P.M. Keynote Lunch
U.S. Attorney Edward Stanton, III
United States Attorney's Office, Western District of Tennessee
This CLE is approved for 1 hour of dual credit and 1 hour of general credit.
*Registrants seeking CLE credit may pay by cash or check on the day of the event.
For more information, please contact
Student Affairs - Office of Diversity
Administrative Assistant, Brigitte Boyd at