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Jury Selection and Race: A Review of Recent Batson Decisions

  • April 24, 2018
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Keane and Beane, Conference Room

Registration

  • Registration and payment for a WWBA member and additional guests who are not members.
  • Registration and payment for a WWBA member and additional guests who are WWBA or WPBA members.
  • Registration and payment directly from an Invited Guest (Non-Member)



The Criminal Law Committee Presents:

“Jury Selection and Race: 
A Review of Recent Batson Decisions”


Presented by:  
Hon. David Zuckerman, Acting Justice of the Supreme Court and
Lisa M. Denig, Bureau Chief, Special Litigation, Westchester DA’s Office

One (1) CLE credit – Diversity and Inclusion*

In an atmosphere where courts are taking a closer look at racial discrimination in jury selection, several decisions have addressed the issue of what constitutes a racial category in relation to a Batson challenge.  This program will review the components of a Batson inquiry and update attendees on these recent decisions. 


Date:  Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time:
5:30 PM - Registration 
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Program

Light snacks and beverages provided



Place:

Keane and Beane, Conference Room
445 Hamilton, Suite 1500, White Plains, NY


Charge:

$15 members; $25 non-members payable to “WWBA”
**Free to Law Students**

RSVP:  Online at www.wwbany.org or email executivedirector@wwbany.org.  

**Seating is limited, please register early**


*Pending approval by WBASNY in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for 1 credit hour in diversity and inclusion as specified, acceptable for transitional credit for established and newly admitted attorneys.  The Westchester Women's Bar Association is a chapter of the Women's Bar Association of the State of New York.  Full and partial scholarships for this program, based on financial need, are available.  Full scholarship for the $10 CLE certificate charge (maximum of 10 attendees) for this program are available for attorneys at non-profit organizations that provide direct legal service for victims of domestic violence.  For information and to apply, please contact WWBA President Lisa Denig at lisadenig@yahoo.com.  All requests are confidential. The opinions expressed by any program presenter are the presenter’s own, and do not reflect the official position of the WWBA or WBASNY.

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