POLICE AND PRISON LITIGATION: Effectively Representing Your Client and the Public Interest

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This all-day seminar, sponsored by Veritext, will take place in New York City at New York University School of Law on Friday, June 13, 2014. It will cover topics such as video depositions, handling police officer witnesses, prison litigation issues, police reform litigation, legal ethics in the civil rights context, and representing political protesters.

MODERATION:
Cynthia Conti–Cook, Legal Aid Special Litigation Unit,  NYC
Jonathan Moore, Beldock Levine & Hoffman, NYC
Jeff Rothman, Law Office of Jeffrey A. Rothman, NYC

CREDITS:
This seminar was approved for 6.5 credits (including 1 credit for ethics) by the Pennsylvania CLE Board.
An applications for accreditation is pending in New York for 7.5 credits, including one credit for ethics.

SPONSOR:
The seminar is generously sponsored by VERITEXT.

LOCATION:
NYU School of Law
Furman Hall, Room 214
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012

PROGRAM:

8:15 – 8:45:               
REGISTRATION

8:45 – 9:00:               
WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS

Brigitt Keller, Executive Director, NPAP, New York NY
Cynthia Conti-Cook, Jonathan Moore, Jeffrey Rothman, Moderators

9:00 – 10:00              
EFFECTIVE USE OF VIDEO DEPOSITIONS IN SETTLEMENT AND TRIAL
                               
Alphonse Gerhardstein, Gerhardstein & Branch, Cincinnati OH
Dave DaSilva, Veritext Video Production, Mineola NY
Moderator: Cynthia Conti-Cook

10:00 – 11:00:           
HANDLING THE POLICE OFFICER WITNESS

Royce Russell, Emdin & Russell, NYC
Rose Weber, Law Office of Rose Weber, NYC
Moderator: Jonathan Moore

11:00 - 11:15             
COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 12:30:            
PLRA – PRISON LITIGATION ISSUES:
1. Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA)
2. Son of Sam Law

John Boston, Legal Aid Prisoners' Rights Project, NYC                 
Moderator: Cynthia Conti-Cook

12:30 – 1:30:             
LUNCH
(on your own)

1:30 – 2:45                
POLICE REFORM LITIGATION

Chauniqua Young,Center for Constitutional Rights, NYC
Joo-Hyun Kang, Communities United for Police Reform, NYC
Alexis Karteron, New York City Civil Liberties Union, NYC
Moderator: Jonathan Moore

2:45 – 3:00                
COFFEE BREAK

3:00 – 4:00                
STOP GUESSING! Legal Ethics for the Civil Rights Litigator
Ameer Benno, Sivin & Miller, NYC
Moderator: Jeffrey Rothman

4:00 – 5:00                 
§1983 LITIGATION IN THE MASS ARREST CONTEXT:
Cases and Considerations

Sam Cohen, Stecklow Cohen & Thompson, NYC
Moderator: Jeffrey Rothman

5:30 -7:00                   
NETWORKING HAPPY HOUR:
At the Half Pint, 76 W 3rd St, New York, NY 10012

 

When
June 13th, 2014 8:45 AM   through   5:00 PM
Location
NYU School of Law
40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
United States

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Event Fee(s)
NPAP/NLG attorney; non-profit attorney $ 200.00
Non-affiliated attorney $ 240.00
NPAP/NLG legal worker; new attorney (less than 4 years exp.) $ 80.00
Non- affiliated legal worker; new attorney (less than 4 years exp.) $ 100.00
Law Student $ 50.00

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