2011 ACLU NW Civil Liberties Conference (CLE) Featuring National ACLU Legal Director Steve Shapiro

Date: 
10/28/2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
Lewis & Clark Law School, 10015 S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard, Portland

Presented by the ACLU Foundation of Oregon, the Lewis & Clark Law School ACLU student group, and the Oregon Justice Resource Center.
Friday - Saturday, October 28-29, 20112011 ACLU NW Civil Liberties Conf

The ACLU Northwest Civil Liberties Conference brings together legal professionals and law students from around the region to discuss current civil liberties issues. This year's conference will feature opening remarks by Federal Public Defender Steve Wax on Friday and conclude on Saturday afternoon with a Supreme Court briefing by national ACLU Legal Director Steve Shapiro.

Shapiro has been ACLU Legal Director since 1993 and has been counsel or co-counsel on more than 200 Supreme Court cases. The ACLU was involved in approximately 25% of the Supreme Court cases heard this past term. In addition to his work with the ACLU, Shapiro is also an adjunct professor of constitutional law at Columbia Law School and a frequent speaker and writer on civil liberties issues. 

9 general continuing legal education (CLE) credits pending

Panel topics include:

- Immigration Law and Civil Liberties
- ACLU Executive Directors' Panel (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington)
- First Amendment and National Security -
Sponsored by the Law Office of Jossi Davidson, LLC
- Reproductive Freedom
- Supreme Court: Review/Preview

Program Schedule and Speakers
Venue & Lodging information

Early bird registration until October 7, 2011

Attorneys  - $150
Public Interest Attorneys, Non-attorneys $75
Students (ID required) - $25

After October 7, 2011

Attorneys - $200
Public Interest Attorneys, Non-attorneys $100
Students (ID required) - $25

Registration fee includes continental breakfast and lunch for both days of the conference.

Sponsored in part by:

Reception Sponsor: Lewis & Clark Law School
Panel Sponsor: Law Office of Jossi Davidson LLC

Other sponsors:
Ater Wynne, LLP
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP
Kohlhoff & Welch
Tonkon Torp LLP

Co-sponsored by:
 
The Oregon Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS)

Student Groups-
American Constitution Society (Lewis & Clark Law School)
Black Law Student Association
Federalist Society (Lewis & Clark Law School)
National Lawyers Guild (Lewis & Clark Law School)
Public Interest Law Project (Lewis & Clark Law School)
Student Bar Association (Lewis & Clark Law School)

Interested in sponsorship?
Sponsorship Benefits and Sponsorship Form


Teresa Domka (ACLU-OR), Co-Chair
Erin McKee (OJRC), Co-Chair
Bobbin Singh (OJRC), Co-Chair
Nolan Shutler(L&C Law School ACLU), Coordinator

Questions? Contact Teresa Domka

* Online registration is now closed. If spaces are available the day of the conference, you may register for the conference that day and we will accept only cash or check for the full amount. No Refunds.