Daily Briefs

Judge to discuss ‘Preparing for Trials during COVID’ Nov. 9

The Association of Defense Trial Counsel (ADTC) will host its November membership meeting on Tuesday, November 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Andiamo, 400 Renaissance Center in Detroit.

Speaking at the meeting will be Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Annette J. Berry who will discuss “Preparing for Trials During COVID.”

The plated dinner consists of chicken Marsala, pan seared branzino and vegetarian risotto. Dinner also consists of artisan rolls, farmers style greens salad, vegetables, pasta, and potato..

Cost is $55 for ADTC members (includes two hour open bar) and $60 for non-members payable at the door (cash/check). Attendees should park in the Beaubien parking garage. Parking will be validated.

For those who cannot attend in person, the meeting will be available via Zoom for free. Registration is requested of all attendees. To register for the event, email Jessica Dzieszkowski at  jdzieszkowski @harveykruse.com.


‘Drone Law Symposium’ offered online Nov. 10

The Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Homeland & National Security Law and the WMU-Cooley Homeland & National Security Emergency Response and Education Association will present a “Drone Law Symposium” online Wednesday, November 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Anyone with questions about drones and how they may impact safety and security can take a deep-dive into drones, their social impact, and the legal rules surrounding Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) during this timely and important upcoming virtual event.

Expert panelists will discuss various legal issues involved with the use and operation of small drones (sUAS), along with privacy issues, pilot liability, and the latest legislation (the Counter UAS Law).

To register for the online symposium, visit www.cooley.edu/events.


Environmental Law Section co-sponsors online conference

The State Bar of Michigan’s Environmental Law Section and the East and West Michigan Chapters of the Air & Waste Management Association will co-sponsor the 2021 Fall Joint Conference.

The annual environmental conference will take place virtually over several days — November 3, 4, 5, and 8 — with each session taking place from 9:30 a.m. to approximately noon.

The schedule includes:

Day 1: Wednesday, November 3 — EGLE leadership (Liesl Eichler Clark and the Division Directors)

Day 2: Thursday, November 4 — Air quality issues

Day 3: Friday, November 5 — Perspectives on environmental justice

Day 4: Monday, November 8 — Waste issues

To register for the online conference, visit https://connect.michbar.org/envlaw/home.

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