November 16, 2017
Washington State Association for Justice
Cutting Edge Civil Rights Issues:
Police Misconduct, Homeless Rights, and Prisoners' Rights
Civil Rights CLE with Deskbook Update
Chairpersons: Jay Krulewitch & Ada Wong
Deskbook Editor: Nathan Roberts
November 16, 2017
4.0 Law & Legal Credits
Motif Hotel, Seattle
11:50-12:00 Welcome and Opening
Chairpersons: Jay Krulewitch, Seattle Attorney and Ada Wong, Mountlake Terrace Attorney
12:00-1:00 Judicial Panel Discussion: Tips from the Bench
Judge Stephanie Arend, Pierce Co. Superior Court and Senior Judge John C. Coughenour, U.S. District, Justice Faith Ireland, Ret.
1:00-1:15 Case Selection & Investigation
Jay Krulewitch, Seattle Attorney
1:15-1:30 Break 1:30-2:00 Investigation & Discovery in Police Shooting Cases: Lessons Learned from Thomas v. City of Lakewood, et. Al.
Tiffany Cartwright, Seattle Attorney
2:00-2:25 Qualified Immunity on Summary Judgement
Darryl Parker, Seattle Attorney
2:25-2:50 The Government Cannot Steal from You Even if You Are Homeless
Peter Fels, Vancouver Attorney and Moloy Good, Vancouver Attorney
2:50-3:15 How to Prove Compensatory and Punitive Damages in a Police Misconduct Case
Mary Anderson, Bothell Attorney
3:30-3:50 When is Denial of Medical Care a Constitutional Violation?
Nathan Roberts, Tacoma Attorney
3:50-4:15 Jail Death Litigation: Overview, Issues and Pitfalls
Ed Budge, Seattle Attorney
4:15-4:30 Q & A
Program Titles and Supporting Materials
This program contains the following components:
If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.
How to Attend
Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.