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CLE – Voter Suppression and the Impact of COVID-19 on Voting Rights

Oct 01, 2020 3:00PM—5:00PM

Virtual

The Diversity Committee of the Federal Bar Association-Minnesota Chapter, along with the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers and the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association are pleased to host this two-hour CLE event exploring the topic of voter suppression and the impact of COVID-19 on voting rights for the 2020 State and National elections. The presenters will…

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Preparing for Protests – Legal Observer & Know Your Rights Training by NLG and LRC

Sep 01, 2020

MABL Presents: Preparing for Protests – Legal Observer & Know Your Rights Training by NLG and LRC Interested in supporting protestors and the public by using your legal expertise but not sure how? Join Legal Rights Center (LRC), Minnesota Association for Black Lawyers (MABL), and Minnesota’s Chapter of National Lawyers Guild (NLG-MN) for this important…

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Lessons Learned from Ferguson: Building Community Trust with the Police, the Courts and the Criminal Justice System.

Jul 29, 2020 5:30PM—6:30PM

Virtual

MABL is proud to co-sponsor this event with the The American Constitution Society. From Ferguson, Missouri to Minneapolis, Minnesota, the nation has been engaged in an important and ongoing dialogue about community-police trust, the fairness of the criminal justice system, and public safety. Join the ACS Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapter, the ACS Madison Lawyer Chapter, the…

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Evictions in a Post-COVID-19 Environment

Jul 16, 2020 12:00PM—1:30PM

Zoom

The impacts of COVID-19 reverberated throughout our economy, hitting people living at the edges of poverty especially hard. While the state of Minnesota implemented and subsequently extended a moratorium on evictions, the financial hardship suffered by tenants who lost their jobs and cannot pay rent as well as landlords facing financial hardship could become a…

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Judicial Boot Camp; Applying to the District Court Bench

Jun 27, 2020 9:00AM—12:00PM

Via Zoom videoconferencing

Boot Camp Schedule 9:00 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.: Welcome and presentation from the Chair of the Judicial Selection Commission. 9:25 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.: Building Relationships and your Brand… Doing your due diligence Performing proper due diligence is crucial in the judicial selection process. This panel will discuss the importance of building relationships and doing…

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Defending Dissent and the Movement for Black Lives

Jun 23, 2020 6:00PM—8:00PM

Virtual/Zoom

The Murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis Police Department brought thousands of people to the streets demanding justice for George Floyd and the affirmation that Black Lives Matter. These individuals, who demanded the dismantling of racist structures built over the past 400 years, wer emet by overwhelming repression – armed military units, teargas, rubber…

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MABL’s Silent Protest in Solidarity

Jun 08, 2020 12:00PM—1:30PM

Hennepin County Government Center Plaza 300 South 6th Street Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415

The Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers invites all attorneys in Minnesota – regardless of race, color or creed – to join us in the quest for justice.

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