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Chair's Column


Kirke Kickingbird
The Section is pleased to announce
Kirke Kickingbird
as the 2016-2017 Section Chair

 


Former Chair's Column

This is the last column that I have the opportunity to write as chair of the Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice. Usually, the final chair’s column is a time to reflect back on the year and identify some of the Section’s highlights and accomplishments. I am, indeed, proud of the Section’s many accomplishments during this 50th anniversary, and appreciate the Herculean efforts of our volunteers and staff that contributed to an amazing year of programming.

But the painful events of the past few months preoccupy the thoughts of many of us even as we take pride in the bar year that is coming to a close.  

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Sep. 16, 2016 - Engy Abdelkader, Religous Freedom Committee Co-Chair


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Sept. 14, 2016 - Sheila Y. Thomas, Section Council Member

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On August 25, 2016, the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee sponsored a teleconference entitled, "The Application of Title IX to LGBT Students"  To view program materials, please click here.  To hear an audio recording of the program, please click the “Play” button in the box below.


On July 12, 2016, the Rights of Women Committee sponsored a teleconference entitled, "The Supreme Court’s Abortion Decision: Analysis of the Decision and Its Implications."  To hear an audio recording of the program, please click the “Play” button in the box below.


Disclaimer: The content of these programs does not meet the requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for listening.

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