Welcome to the Kansas Legal Revitalization Conference website. This February 1-3, 2017 CLE opportunity is available free of charge to any member of the Federal Bar of the District of Kansas. Your bar number is required for registration.

Sessions Include...

The Criminalization of Poverty

Day 3

(1.0 CLE) The speakers will focus on the role of law in remedying or reinforcing inequality. There is an increasing overlap between the welfare and criminal justice systems and...

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Concise, Colorful Persuasive Writing

Day 1

(1.0 CLE) U.S. District Court Chief Judge and a Hall of Fame Songwriter team up to give you a new perspective on effective legal writing.

Language & Awareness in a Changing World

Day 2

(1.0 CLE) The everyday use of language is an important factor in how we shape and explore certain issues. The choice of particular words may tend to unintentionally exclude people....

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Speakers Include...


Jonathan Rapping

Immediately prior to joining the John Marshall Law School in 2007, Professor Rapping served as Training Chief for the Orleans Public Defender, working to rebuild New Orleans’...

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Hon. J. Thomas Marten

Judge Tom Marten was appointed United States District Judge for the District of Kansas in January 1996, by President Bill Clinton. During his years on the bench, he has been involved...

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Liesa Richter

Professor Liesa Richter is a Thomas P. Hester Presidential Professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Professor Richter joined the OU Law faculty in 2001. She teaches...

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