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CLE Seminar: 50 Years After Gideon

Wednesday October 02

  • By: Memphis Bar Association, MBA Access to Justice Committee, MBA Professionalism Committee
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Time Zone: Central Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    Wade Auditorium
    Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
    1 North Front Street
    Memphis, TN
  • Contact:
    Anne Fritz
    Memphis Bar Association
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Gideon V. Wainwright. David M. Cook, chair of the MBA's Professionalism Committee, and Josh Spickler, a member of the Access to Justice Committee, will discuss the background and history of the decision, including its connection to Memphis through Abe Fortas, as well as whether a right to counsel in certain civil cases should be recognized. 3 hours of dual CLE credit.

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