Bench & Bar

MAR 2018

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MORE THAN A LAWYER 2018 KBA ANNUAL CONVENTION 18 Who Killed Betty Gail Brown? Murder, Mistrial and Mystery CLE Credit: 1.0 Professor Robert G. Lawson, University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington Join Professor Robert Lawson as he discusses his recently published book which focuses on the unsolved murder of a college student that occurred in Lexington in 1961 and the trial of a homeless man who confessed to the murder in 1965 while in jail in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Professor Lawson who served as a defense lawyer in the trial wrote the book in an attempt to provide an accurate historical record of these two important events. You won't want to miss this compelling story of the law at work. Ethics Jeopardy CLE Credit: 1.0 ethics Justice Steven H. David, Indiana Supreme Court, Indianapolis, Indiana; Judge Glenn E. Acree, Kentucky Court of Appeals, Lexington; William D. Mott, Burkesville; Scott White, Miller Wells PLLC, Lexington Be prepared to be entertained as you learn about civility and professionalism. Just make sure you answer in the form of a question! Indiana Justice Steven David, Court of Appeals Judge Glenn Acree and attorney Scott White square off for a rousing game of Ethics Jeopardy. Keeping order will be Garrison Sergeant Major William Mott, OBE, MOV, Ret., the Queen's Ceremonial Warrant Officer, who oversaw all major state ceremonial occasions from 2003-2015. 12:30-1:30 P.m. 1:40-2:40 p.m. Fighting Sexual Harassment and Assault in Court, in Negotiations and in the Media in the #MeToo Era CLE Credit: 1.0 Lisa Bloom, The Bloom Firm, Woodland Hills, California With a simple tweet, a movement was born. #MeToo brought the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault out of the darkness and into the light of day. Join civil rights attorney Lisa Bloom, known for representing women whose sexual harassment claims precipitated the firing of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News, as she discusses her experiences representing victims of sexual harassment and assault, as well as the #MeToo movement and its legal implications. Annual Convention I S B A C K F O R T H E 2 0 1 8 Thanks to the generosity of Casemaker, our app will again be available for the 2018 Annual Convention. The app allows attendees to view the convention agenda, access materials for programs, view maps for events and receive up to the minute notices on any event or programming changes. Make sure to download it on day one and stay up to date throughout the three day event! More information on the app coming soon. CLE Friday, June 15 Feature CLE

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