Live CLE Events

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 | 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Teplitz Moot Courtroom
3900 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

2024 Law & Social Change Lecture

This year's Law & Social Change Lecture will feature Baher Azmy, Legal Director for the Center for Constitutional Rights where he directs all litigation around issues related to the promotion of civil and human rights. At the Center for Constitutional Rights, he has personally litigated cases related to discriminatory policing practices (stop and frisk), government surveillance, the rights of Guantánamo detainees, and accountability for victims of torture. For this lecture, he will be discussing New York City stop and frisk cases.

This program has been approved by the PA CLE board for 1.5 hours of substantive credit. This presentation is free to Pitt Law faculty, staff, and students and those not seeking CLE credit. There will be a $45 fee for processing CLE credit for all others.

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The Pennsylvania Bar Association Press Committee and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law present:

Thursday, March 14, 2024 | 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Alcoa Room, 2nd Floor
3900 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Open Records and Open Meetings

To celebrate sunshine week, the PBA Press Committee and Pitt Law present, Open Records and Open Meetings. This two hour program will cover basics on Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know, Act 22, and the Sunshine Act.

The Right-to-Know-Law provides a way to access public records held by government agencies accross Pennsylvania. This program will cover what attorneys and the media should know about this law included important deadlines, administrative appeals, and court appeals. Act 22 provides access to police videos. This program will cover important requirements for requesting police videos and the standards for resolving legal challenges when law enforcement object to a request. Finally, the program will cover the Sunshine Act, which provides that agency meetings must be public, important deadlines for posting agendas, advertising requirements, and when agencies can invoke executive session during public meetings.

Presenters:

Zachary N. Gordon (JD '14), Esq. - Attorney, Del Sole Cavanaugh Stroyd LLC
Joy Ramsingh, Esq. - Principal, Ramsingh Legal PLLC
Sara J. Rose, Esq. - Deputy Legal Director, ACLU of Pennsylvania
Allison L. Burdette, Esq. - Counsel, Saul Ewing LLP

This program has been approved by the PA CLE board for 2 hours of substantive credit. There will be a $60 fee for processing CLE credits for this event. This presentation is free for Pitt faculty, staff, students, and those not seeking CLE credit.

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Thursday, March 21, 2024 | noon - 1:00 p.m.

Zoom Webinar

The Modernization of Compliance Program Guidance: Key Takeaways and Practical Insights

This program will highlight key takeaways and learnings from new regulatory guidance issued by HHS OIG. This hour-long webinar will help healthcare lawyers and compliance professionals analyze the impact of the new guidance on their organization as well as provide practical guidance to align compliance strategies with this guidance. A recording of this program will be available on the Pitt Law website for on-demand viewing.

Presenter:

Professor Cheryl Forino Wahl, MA, JD, Former MetroHealth and University Hospitals Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

This program has been approved by the PA CLE board for 1 hour of substantive credit. This presentation is free to Pitt Law alumni, faculty, staff, students, and those not seeking CLE credit. There will be a $30 fee for processing CLE credit for all others.

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The Pitt Law Office of Equity & Inclusive Excellence presents:

Thursday, March 28, 2024 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Room 111
3900 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Achieving Excellence Speakers Series: The Honorable Cindy Chung

The Honorable Cindy Chung of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is the speaker for this year's Achieving Excellence speakers' series. The Pitt Law OEIE highlights those in our community who use their platform and expertise to make the world a more equitable and inclusive place.

Please join us for a conversation with our Judge Chung, as she reflects on her career, the challenges of being the first Asian American to serve on the Third Circuit, and offers insights to those interested in clerking. Judge Chung will be joined by Professors Pat Chew, Lu-in Wang, and Alveena Shah. The event will be moderated by APALSA President, Dylan Kim.

This program has been approved by the PA CLE board for 1 hour of ethics credit. There will be a $30 fee for processing CLE credit for this event. This presentation is free for Pitt faculty, staff, and students and those not seeking CLE credit.

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