Durham, NC NPAP CLE and 20th Anniversary Reception

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Framing Your Case: Building Power In Litigation 

Presented by the National Police Accountability Project, an NLG Project, and Law 4 Black Lives, this day-long seminar addresses building client and community power through litigation strategies. 


                          Sponsored By Kelly Ramsdale & Associates


8:00-9:00:         Registration 


9:00-10:00:       Advocate, Amplify, Ally: Reexamining the Role of Lawyers in
                         Civil Rights Work Today
                         Marbre Stahly-Butts, Law for Black Lives

10:00-11:00:     What 20 Million Traffic Stops Tell Us and What You Can Tell
                         Courts and the Public about Policing and Race
                         Professor Frank Baumgartner, UNC Chapel Hill

11:00-11:15:     Coffee Break

11:15-12:15:    Speaking Truth to Power: Effectively Using Monell Claims
                        Sheila Bedi/Vanessa del Valle, MacArthur Justice Center
                        Julie Hurwitz, Goodman, Hurwitz & James PC

12:15-1:30:      Lunch on your own      

1:30-2:30:        Today in Durham: Flash Session on Local Work
                        Elizabeth Haddix, Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law
                        Alissa Ellis, American Civil Liberties Union North Carolina
                       Stefania Arteaga, American Civil Liberties Union North Carolina

                       Scott Holmes, NCCU School of Law & Lockamy Law Firm

2:30-3:45:        Mental Health and the Fight Against Police Violence
                        Justice Anita Earls, Supreme Court of North Carolina
                        Roy Taylor, Police Practices Expert, Blue Ridge Public Safety
                        Hank Ehlies, Policy Council for Law Enforcement and the 
                        Mentally Ill

                        Dustin Gibson, Disability Justice Organizer

3:45-4:00:        Coffee Break

4:00-5:15:        Lessons Learned and Ideas for the Future: Community and 
                        Movement Inclusive Approaches to Representation
 Joey Mogul, People's Law Office
                  Myesha Braden, Southern Coalition for Social Justice
Rachel Lederman, Water Protector Legal Collective


5:30-7:00:        NPAP/NIP Reception

These interactive discussions will situate our work as police and prison misconduct litigators in the current political moment and in relation to movement work carried out by our clients and communities.

Please follow this link for housing information: https://www.nlg.org/2019-housing/

Accreditation: NPAP has applied for 6.5 credits from the North Carolina CLE board and approval is pending. 

October 17th, 2019 9:00 AM   through   5:30 PM
111 North Corcoran Street
Durham, NC 27701
United States
Event Fee(s)
NPAP Attorney (AAJ & L4BL members included) $ 225.00
Non-NPAP Attorney $ 275.00
New Attorney (practicing less than 4 years) $ 125.00
Legal Worker $ 50.00
Activist/Law Student $ 30.00

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