TWO DAY CLE JAN 28 & 29! Impact Litigation for Policy Change

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 8:30am to Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 5:30pm

NLG CLE Bonanza! Maximizing Impact for Policy Change

Saturday, January 28 and Sunday, January 29


The CLE will examine three recent civil rights cases making systemic change in low-income housing, police misconduct, and sweeping gang injunctions. It will also cover using the Public Records Act to build discovery and attorney fees in civil rights cases.




Day 1: 8:30am -5:30pm



Barry Litt - the basics of class action litigation for civil rights attorneys and a class action against the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA).


Paul Hoffman, Donald Cook and Cynthia Anderson Barker - building facts through community outreach, Public Records Act requests, and the use of multiple lawsuits to establish a pattern and practice of police misconduct: the dismantling of the Maywood Police Department


Prof. Gary Williams - ethics for civil rights lawyers in multi-plaintiff cases


Implicit Bias -TBA


Day 2: 8:30am-5:30pm



Olu Orange - turning a single criminal case into a class-action injunctive relief case challenging sweeping gang injunctions in the City of Los Angeles and innovative damages as a tool to open opportunities.


Carol Sobel - attorney fees basics for civil rights lawyers.


Victor Narro -Mindful lawyering


Total credits: 14 hours - 4 hours of ethics, 1 hour elimination of bias, 1 hour competency



All registrations include light breakfast and lunch


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