CLE Programs & Events

Criminal Justice Section offers a wide array of continuing legal education (CLE), including several international and national institutes, conferences on forensics and sentencing, and committee-sponsored events.

Current DOJ Priorities: Remarks by the Assistant Attorney General

Complimentary Program: Oct. 24, Los Angeles, CA; Brian A Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division, will speak on the United States Department of Justice's current enforcement priorities.

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CJS Fall Institute & Meetings

Nov. 7-10, Washington, DC; White Collar Crime Town Hall, Section Receptions, Awards Luncheon, The Fall Institute Programs (Nov. 7-8); Committee and Council Meetings (Nov. 9-10)

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Apply for WCC National Institute Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to assist attorneys of diverse backgrounds in attending the 2020 National Institute on White Collar Crime. Submission Deadline: Dec. 15, 2019

ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference

​December 8-10, • Washington Marriott Wardman Park • Washington, DC; Featuring Stephanie Brooker, a former federal prosecutor and former director of FinCEN's enforcement division; and Jonathan E. Lopez, who served as the inaugural Deputy Chief at the Department of Justice's Bank Integrity Unit

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CJS Events Calendar

CLE Programs and Events offered by the ABA Criminal Justice Section during 2019-2020.

View Past CJS Programs

Video recordings of past programs sponsored by the CJS



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Become CJS Event Sponsor

The ABA Criminal Justice Section strives to bring quality CLE programing at affordable rates for our members. Sponsorship of the Section's programs assists in the long-term goal of ensuring diverse programing for our vast membership. Sponsorship will also expose firms and organizations to a broad number of criminal law practitioners.