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WEBCAST - A Guide to 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 Principles and Litigation (6 total credit hours/which includes no ethics credits)

April 27, 2018

Location: OBA Webcast - anywhere with a computer; iPad or Smartphone

This event has a fee


A Guide to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Principles and Litigation

NOTE: In order to obtain credit for this webcast it MUST be viewed on 4/27/2018 starting at 9 am CST, because this program is being broadcast at that date and time, the credit is considered unlimited (live) credit by OBA/MCLE.

CLE CREDIT: This course has been approved by the Oklahoma Bar Association Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 6 total credit hours of mandatory CLE credit, including 0 hours of ethics.

TUITION: Registration for the webcast is $200.00. Registration for members licensed 2 years or less is $100.00.

NOTE: Do you have 5 or more wanting to watch the same webcast? Contact Renee at 405-416-7029 for details on registering for a group webcast.

NOTE: This program is NOT approved for Texas credit. The Texas Bar will not permit members to submit online programs for Texas credit.

CHECKPOINTS: This program will contain random checkpoints. In order to submit credit for this program, you must confirm your presence at the checkpoints. If you do not meet the checkpoint requirement you may not receive credit for the live program. The checkpoint submission is entirely dependent on your successful completion of the system check.

NOTE: At the end of the program click on the Credit Submission TabĀ to go to your credit profile and begin the credit submission process. Please remember to submit credit on the day of the event.

CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations will be accepted at any time prior to the seminar date; however, a $25 fee will be charged for cancellations made within four full business days of the seminar date. No requests for refunds or cancellations will be accepted on or after the seminar date.

Program Planner:

David W. Lee, Riggs, Abney Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis

During this seminar, the most recent cases and principles involving 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 and the litigation of these issues in federal and state court will be discussed. This seminar will be useful for those who are presently Section 1983 litigators as well as those who are interested in getting involved with 1983 cases on both the plaintiff and defense side. The presenters are those who are familiar with federal constitutional issues and litigation.

9:00 a.m. Recent Developments in 42 U.S.C. § 1983

David W. Lee, Riggs, Abney Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis

9:50 a.m. Break

10:00 a.m. Depositions, Opening and Closing Arguments in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Case  First Amendment Developments in 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Cases

Melvin C. Hall, Riggs, Abney Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis

10:50 a.m. Municipal Employment, Due Process, and Official and Individual Liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983

Margaret McMorrow-Love, Love Law Firm

11:40 a.m. Networking Lunch (Included in registration)

12:10 p.m. Arrest and Search and Seizure Issues in 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Cases

David W. Lee, Riggs, Abney Neal, Turpen, Orbison & Lewis

1:00 p.m. First Amendment Developments in 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Cases

Andy Lester, Spencer Fane, LLP

1:50 p.m. Break

2:00 p.m. Education, Teachers, and Student Rights Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983

F. Andrew Fugitt, The Center for Education Law, P.C.

2:50 Adjourn

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