Bench & Bar

MAR 2018

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1:25-2:25 p.m. MORE THAN A LAWYER 2018 KBA ANNUAL CONVENTION 14 The Making of the Constitution CLE Credit: 1.0 Professor Michael J. Klarman, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts Professor Michael Klarman will discuss his book, The Framers' Coup: The Making of the U.S. Constitution, which is the first comprehensive, single-volume account of the background, drafting, and ratification of the U.S. Constitution (and the Bill of Rights). Specifically, Klarman seeks to provide answers to the questions of (1) how the Framers at the Philadelphia convention managed to write a constitution that was vastly more nationalist and democracy-constraining than most Americans wanted or expected, and (2) how they were able to convince ordinary Americans, through a reasonably democratic ratifying process, to approve such a constitution. Thoroughbred Racing, Wagering and Sales: The Keeneland Trifecta CLE Credit: 1.0 William M. Lear, Jr., Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, Lexington This presentation will provide an inside look at many facets of Lexing- ton's iconic racetrack and Thoroughbred sales company. It will be a wide-ranging review that includes highlights, traditions, and personali- ties (horses, jockeys, trainers, owners, celebrity guests). Woven into the presentation will be a host of not-so-well-known facts and humorous anecdotes from the colorful history of one of America's finest racetracks and the world's largest Thoroughbred auction house. Medicare and Medicaid: Who Pays for Long-Term Care CLE Credit: 1.0 Misty C. Vantrease, Kentucky Elder Law, Louisville Sponsor: Elder Law Section Getting more and more questions from clients about long-term care and asset preservation? This quick primer will take you through the rules for the various programs that can assist in the payment of long-term care. Ms. Vantrease will cover the basic rules for Medicare and Medicaid (long term), along with practice tips to make sure your clients have the resources they need and are advised on all areas of their estate plan. 12:00-1:00 p.m. 2:35-3:35 p.m. Spotlight CLE: Rebuilding Law For a Practical Society CLE Credit: 1.0 Philip K. Howard, New York, New York President Trump's election is a symptom of broad voter dissatisfaction with Washington. Neither party has a coherent vision to fix it. Howard will discuss structural flaws that make it difficult to run schools, rebuild infrastructure, contain health care costs or address new social challenges. The Last Days of Night CLE Credit: 1.0 Graham Moore, New York, New York Join Oscar-winning screenwriter Graham Moore ("The Imitation Game") as he discusses his latest book and soon to be movie The Last Days of Night which recreates the landmark case of Edison v. Westinghouse over the patent of the electric lightbulb. 1:25-2:25 p.m. Feature CLE CLE Thursday, June 14 A Survey of Kentucky Laws Affecting Our Veterans CLE Credit: 1.0 Dennis W. Shepherd, Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, Frankfort Sponsor: Military Law Committee There are nearly 300,000 Kentucky veterans who have served the Com- monwealth and the United States faithfully, often under difficult circum- stances. This program will apprise practitioners how Kentucky law impacts our veterans and how best to serve the veterans who served us so well. Thursday 2:35-3:35 p.m. programming continues on the next page

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