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 Prosecution of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing

Day 1

(2.0 CLEs) As U.S. Attorney for Alabama's Northern District, Douglas Jones led the prosecution team in the re-opened case of the 1963 bombing of Birmingham's 16th Street Baptist...

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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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Vanishing Jury Trials -- Why Do We Care? What to Do?

Day 1

(1.0 CLE) While the Seventh Amendment to the US Constitution and most state constitutions guarantee citizens the right to a jury trial in common-law civil cases, the civil jury...

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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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Don Schlitz

Don Schlitz’s first recorded song, The Gambler, sung by Kenny Rogers, won him the 1978 Grammy for Country Song of The Year. Randy Travis’ Forever and Ever, Amen...

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Hon. U.W. Clemon

Hon. U.W. Clemon is a giant among lawyers in the South and was the first African-American appointed to the federal bench in any of the three federal districts in Alabama. Judge...

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