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 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

REGISTER HERE


General Information

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 
Byboyd@memphis.edu 
 

 

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