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Wayne County Criminal Advocacy Program presents webinar on sentencing Nov. 17


The Wayne County Criminal Advocacy Program (CAP) presents “Sentencing Update” with acclaimed sentencing expert Anne Yantus on Friday Nov. 17 from 1:30–3:30 p.m. The session will be held live at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center and will also be broadcast live via webinar courtesy of the Criminal Defense Resource Center of the State Appellate Defender Office. 

To join this live webinar online, attorneys must register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ qsQb6Js-TYq2ej6i6CQY0Q

After registering, attorneys will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Materials for this webinar will be posted online at www.capwayne.org.

 Special notice for attorneys attending this session in order to obtain court assignments in Wayne County:   To receive CLE credit for attending this webinar through CAP, you must (1) pre-register for the webinar, (2) view the complete webinar, and (3) complete an anonymous online evaluation following the event.

 

The Journal of Law in Society Symposium on ‘Why Detroit Rebelled’
 

The Journal of Law in Society at Wayne State University Law School presents its 2017 symposium, “Why Detroit Rebelled: The Intersection of Racism and Social Control in the City.” The symposium, which is free and open to the public, is from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 at Wayne State University Law School, Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium, 471 W. Palmer in Detroit. Lunch will be provided. Keynote speaker is Dr. Scott Kurashige, University of Washington Bothell, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Topics of panels include “The Stage was Set: A History of Racism and Social Control,” “Summer of ’67: What Really Happened,” and “Detroit Today: The Reproduction of Systems of Control.” Register at https://events.wayne.edu/law/. For more information contact Casey Thal at thalcase@wayne.edu.

 

Holiday Hours
 

The 36th District Court will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.

The Third Judicial Circuit Court will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.

The Michigan Supreme Court will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving.

 

Joint luncheon to be held November 14
 

The annual joint luncheon of the Eastern District of Michigan Chapter and the Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan will be held from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Historic Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, 1114 Washington Blvd. in Detroit. The program will feature a presentation of the Federal Bar Foundation’s annual Rakow Scholarship Awards to students from each of Michigan’s law schools. Register online at fbamich. org.

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