Bench & Bar

JAN 2018

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5 BENCH & BAR | The 2018 Annual Convention Planning Committee is pleased to announce the following speakers scheduled for the June 13-15 convention at the Lexington Convention Center in downtown Lexington. More information on additional speakers, presentations, and events will be available in the March 2018 issue of the Bench & Bar. Please mark your calendars now to attend! ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13 , John Douglas , FBI Investigative Support Unit founder and inspiration for the character Holden Ford in Netflix's Mindhunter , will take attendees behind the television screen for a real-life look at the investigative techniques used for hunting serial killers, sex offenders and other violent offenders. Producer Amy Ziering will join us thereafter to discuss her documentary The Hunting Ground which is an expose of sexual assault on U.S college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families. ON THURSDAY, JUNE 14 , Oscar-winning screenwriter and New York Times best-sell- ing author Graham Moore will speak. Moore won the 2015 Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Imitation Game and his latest best-selling novel The Last Days of Night , which looks at the battle between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse over the lightbulb patent, will be in movie theaters soon. Thursday will also spotlight last year's standing room only program, " The Opioid Epidemic in Kentucky ," as well Philip K. Howard , attorney and best-selling author of The Death of Common Sense , The Collapse of the Common Good, Life without Lawyers , and The Rule of Nobody . ON FRIDAY, JUNE 15 , the programming will be packed with fun and interesting sessions, such as "Better NOT Call Saul: Professional Ethics Lessons from 'Breaking Bad' and Its Prequel," "Presidential Last Wills & Testaments," "Legal Issues in the Star Wars Universe," and "Ethics Jeopardy." Also in the lineup is Matt Jones , Kentucky attorney and host of "Hey Kentucky!" and "Kentucky Sports Radio," who, along with a very knowledgeable panel, will join us to discuss the legal world of NCAA sports infractions. Topping off Friday's schedule will be the featured presentation; civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom , known for representing women whose sexual harassment claims precipitated the firing of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News and for advising Harvey Weinstein amid sexual abuse allegations, will discuss the #MeToo movement and it's legal implications. Join us in Lexington for the John Douglas Graham Moore Lisa Bloom 2018 KBA ANNUAL CONVENTION June 13 th -15 th

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