MABL Calendar

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History in the Making: Judge Jackson’s Confirmation Hearings and Her Future on the Supreme Court

Please join the Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers and the American Constitution Society Minneapolis-St. Paul Lawyer Chapter for an informative discussion on Judge Jackson’s historic confirmation hearings to the United States Supreme Court and what her future on the Court may entail. This event will occur over Zoom on Thursday, April 21, 2022, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. CT and features: Moderator:Angi Porter, former Vice President, Minnesota Association of Black Lawyers; Adjunct Professor of Law and Research Fellow, Georgetown University Law Center Panelists:Hon. Michael J. Davis, Senior Judge, United States District Court for the District of MinnesotaAlberder Gillespie, Interim Director, Minneapolis Department of Civil RightsPhilippa “Pippa” Scarlett, Head of Global Government Affairs, RELX; Clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen G. BreyerThe event will also include a pre-recorded statement from Senator Amy Klobuchar on the importance of Judge Jackson’s nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court. If you require any accommodations, please contact us at

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MABL Fall 2020 General Meeting

The MABL Board invites all Minnesota Association of Black Lawyer members and supporters to attend our Fall General Membership Meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 12,…

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CLE – Emerging Voices Speaker Training

Learn to engage and teach any audience! This program is designed for new speakers, but offers practical speaking tips everyone can use. Join us for…

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

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…

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

MABL Presents: Preparing for Protests – Legal Observer & Know Your Rights Training by NLG and LRC Interested in supporting protestors and the public by…

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

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…

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Evictions in a Post-COVID-19 Environment

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…

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Defending Dissent and the Movement for Black Lives

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…

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MABL’s Silent Protest in Solidarity

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

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Judicial Boot Camp; Applying to the District Court Bench

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…

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MABL 2020 Gala

The MABL Foundation Scholarship Gala will held virtually on Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. In addition to the scholarship and awards…

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