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School of Law to host Midwest Clinical Conference Nov. 1-3

Published on: Monday, October 14, 2013

Clinicians working in the legal field and beyond will come together Nov. 1 at the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, Minn., to discuss, innovate and create new pathways in the future of clinical legal education.

The School of Law’s Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services will host the 28th annual Midwest Clinical Conference Nov. 1-3.

Highlights of the conference include a keynote address by Hennepin County District Court Judge Pamela G. Alexander, recipient of the NAACP Profiles in Courage Award and the youngest person and the first African American woman to be appointed a Hennepin County judge; a new clinicians workshop; and a Nov. 1 theatrical performance by Brotherhood, Inc., a non-profit organization founded with the help of the School of Law’s Community Justice Project clinic that works to break the cycles of poverty, unemployment and incarceration of young African American males.

Application has been made for Continuing Legal Education credit. Registration is $125. Individuals are encouraged to register by Oct. 18.

For more information and a full schedule, visit www.stthomas.edu/law/clinicalconference2013.

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