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May 8, 2018 | A Decade of Advancing Immigrant Representation

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A Decade of Advancing Immigrant Representation

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Reception to follow
Fordham Law School
Skadden Conference Center
150 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Conference Description
This conference will focus on the Study Group on Immigrant Representation’s work to create innovative solutions to the immigrant representation crisis since its launch by Chief Judge Robert A. Katzmann of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit a decade ago, and commemorate the Study Group’s tenth anniversary. The conference will feature several exciting initiatives launched by the Study Group and consider expansion and further innovation based on these models.  Key actors from the advocacy community, the private bar, and the federal and local government will speak about their work on this issue. Together, conference speakers and attendees will consider how they can support and continue to create pragmatic and constructive responses to one of our legal system’s most pressing and intractable challenges.
Conference Organizers and Co-Sponsors
A2J Initiative at Fordham Law School / Fordham Law School Feerick Center for Social Justice / Fordham Law School Immigrant Rights Clinic / Immigrant Justice Corps / Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law / National Center for Access to Justice / Study Group on Immigration Representation /

6.5 CLE Credits
CLE credit for the Conference has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State CLE Board for (6.5) professional practice credit hours.  The content of the course is appropriate for transitional and nontransitional attorneys.  Fordham Law School’s financial aid policy for accredited CLE programs is applicable to this Conference.

For more information, please contact Dora Galacatos at galacatos@fordham.edu.
Please forward this announcement to anyone who might be interested in attending.

 

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