TUESDAY, SEPT. 28
Lawyer Well-Being: Surviving and Thriving in Challenging Times
Host: Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers
Time: 4 to 5 p.m.
Location: Presented via Zoom
Description: The Minnesota legal profession experienced seismic changes in the practice of law with arrival of the global COVID-19 pandemic. This program examines the effects of those changes on lawyers, judges, and law students while providing tips and strategies to navigate the ever-changing legal landscape. 1.0 CLE credit applied for.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 30
2021 Food & Agribusiness National Conference
Host: Faegre Drinker
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Virtual participation
Cost: Information available online
Description: There are multiple challenges in the years ahead for the food and agribusiness sectors. This conference will feature plenary sessions and interactive panel discussions on a wide range of topics relevant to your business. Hear from speakers from global companies in agricultural production and food processing, retail, and marketing, including Hostess Brands, Cargill, The Hershey Company, POET, Hormel Foods and many others.
OCT. 7, 8 AND 10
Obscenity On Trial: The Case Against Dr. Charles Malchow
Host: Landmark Center
Time: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8, 2 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 10
Location: Landmark Center, F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium, 75 Fifth St. W., St. Paul
Description: Set in 1904, this production explores the repercussions of the Comstock Act of 1873, which prohibited the use of U.S. Mail for any “obscene, lewd, lascivious, immoral or indecent” publications. Learn what happened when Dr. Charles W. Malchow, a respected physician and Hamline University Medical School faculty member, was prosecuted by the federal government for his clinical book, “The Sexual Life.”
FRIDAY, OCT. 8
State of the Child Summit – Centering Perspectives from Families and Children in the Child Protection System
Host: Minnesota State Bar Association
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Live webinar via Zoom
Cost: $20 for section members, $30 for members not in the section, $40 for nonmembers, $20 for public/non-profit lawyers, free for law students
Description: This summit will explore current trends in child protection. Hear from a panel of judges on seeing the child’s perspective in child protection cases and strengthening child advocacy. Other topics include perspectives from foster families and the Asian/Pacific American community on the child protection court system, legal representation and advocacy for children, and perspectives from people formerly in foster care. 4.0 standard CLE credits applied for.
TUESDAY, OCT. 12
Race and Criminal Law in Ramsey County
Host: Ramsey County Bar Association
Time: Noon to 1 p.m.
Location: Live webinar via Zoom
Cost: $10 for members, $25 for nonmembers, free for law students and new admittees
Description: A diverse panel that includes a prosecutor, public defender, district court judge, and probation officer will discuss how race affects different aspects of criminal law. They will address statistical trends and how they see them play out in the streets in the wake of reform and reevaluation of policing, in the courtroom, and on probation. 1.0 elimination of bias CLE credit applied for.
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