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2020 Legal Ethics Symposium

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, this event has been cancelled. All registration fees will be refunded as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Program Overview:

The fourth annual Legal Ethics Symposium will convene at California Western School of Law on March 20, 2020, with a focus on legal ethics and criminal procedure. A distinguished group of scholars and practitioners will discuss issues related to the ethical obligations of prosecutors and law enforcement, with specific attention to the legal, ethical, and moral ramifications of proposed reforms to criminal procedure and to the criminal justice system.

Practitioners may receive 4.5 hours of CLE credit in Ethics.


California Western School of Law
350 Cedar Street, Room LH-2
March 20, 2020

Provisional Schedule:

Catered box lunch
Welcome and Introduction (Tim Casey)

12:15-1:45 Panel I (1.5 hours)

India Thusi
Tamara Rice Lave
Peter Joy
Kevin McMunigal

1:45-2:00 Coffee break

2:00-3:30 Panel II (1.5 hours)
Philip Genty
Tim Casey
Justin Murray
Ellen Yaroshevsky

3:30-3:45 Coffee break

3:45-5:15 Panel III (1.5 hours)
Stacie East
Eric Blumenson
Emily Hughes
Colin Starger

5:15-5:30 Conclusion and Evaluation (Tim Casey)