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MCLE - Racial Bias Obstacles in Selecting and Litigating Police Cases

10/10/2017 6:56 AM | Vincent Yasay (Administrator)

ACBA Barristers Section presents

Racial Bias Obstacles in Selecting and Litigating Police Cases

This MCLE will cover racial and media bias associated with selecting and prosecuting police misconduct cases in federal court. The target audience includes attorneys who desire general knowledge about civil rights practice and high-profile police misconduct cases pursuant to section 1983. Attorneys who seek tips and tricks for federal court practice will also benefit.

Speaker John Burris will spend a significant amount of time discussing racial bias in the media as well as his experience with bias in police practice. 

October 19, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

1000 Broadway, Suite 480

1.5 hours general credit

The Alameda County Bar Association is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.

Light snacks provided. If you have dietary restrictions, please plan to bring your own snacks.
FREE for ACBA Members
$115 for Non Members

Please note: there will be a $10 administrative fee if you cannot make the program and do not cancel in advance. A $10 fee will also be assessed for day-of and walk-in registrations.

To Register:
Call (510) 302-2201
Mail check (payable to "ACBA")
   ACBA, Attn: MCLE
   1000 Broadway, Suite 480
   Oakland, CA 94607
Click here to register


John BurrisJohn BurrisLaw Offices of John Burris

John Burris has been practicing law for over 40 years. He is primarily known for his work in the area of Civil Rights, with an emphasis on police misconduct excessive force cases raising federal questions under Section 1983. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his work and has been involved in organizations promoting civil rights. John often provides legal commentary for local and national print, televised media, and radio, and lectures on the topics of police and criminal justice issues. 

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