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Minnesota Lawyer’s Calendar of Events

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

Cost: Free

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.

Register: mnlcl.org

 

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.

Register: faegredrinker.com

 

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

Cost: $10

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.”

Tickets: landmarkcenter.org

 

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.

Register: mnbar.org

 

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.

Register: mnbar.org

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