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Sep
30
Wed
#BlackLawyersMatter: Qualified Immunity and Accountability in the Age of Police Reform
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Qualified Immunity and Accountability in the Age of Police Reform
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Please join the Metropolitan Black Bar Association for a timely discussion regarding Qualified Immunity, its history, and the challenges litigants face when seeking redress against law enforcement officers accused of unlawful misconduct. Our distinguished panel will provide views of Qualified Immunity from the perspectives of both the plaintiff and defense.  

Topics to includes:

  • History of Qualified Immunity 
  • Use of Qualified Immunity in Federal Court vs. State Court
  • Current Reform Proposals to the Qualified Immunity Standard

Panelists:
Joy T. Anakhu, Senior Counsel, New York City Law Department
Bennett Capers, Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Race, Law and Justice, Fordham Law School
Kenneth J. Montgomery, Principal, Kenneth J. Montgomery, PLLC

Moderator:
Luwick Francois, Attorney

RSVP HERE

#BLACKLAWYERSMATTER  #MBBALEARNS #30DAYSOFMBBA

Oct
2
Fri
Fireside Chat with Peter Wilson, Jr., Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Prokauser Rose LLP 2020 MBBA Presidential Award Recipient
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Fireside Chat with Peter Wilson, Jr.

Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Prokauser Rose LLP

2020 MBBA Presidential Award Recipient

Friday, October 2nd, 6-7PM

Celebrate & Learn with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association
 
Since 1984, the MBBA has advanced equality and excellence in the pursuit of justice, aided the progress of Black attorneys in the profession, addressed legal issues affecting our community, and fostered the personal and professional development of young lawyers and law students. This year will be no exception and we are having virtual gatherings over a series of events!
 
Oct
10
Sat
Fireside Chat with Zachary W. Carter 2020 Public Servant of the Year
Oct 10 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Fireside Chat with Zachary W. Carter

2020 Public Advocate of the Year
Saturday, October 10th 12:30-1:30PM

Celebrate & Learn with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association
 
Since 1984, the MBBA has advanced equality and excellence in the pursuit of justice, aided the progress of Black attorneys in the profession, addressed legal issues affecting our community, and fostered the personal and professional development of young lawyers and law students. This year will be no exception and we are having virtual gatherings over a series of events!
 
Oct
17
Sat
Fireside Chat with The Honorable Carol Sharpe, Supervising Judge New York Civil Court New York County 2020 MBBA Jurist of the Year
Oct 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Fireside Chat with The Honorable Carol Sharpe, Supervising Judge New York Civil Court New York County
2020 MBBA Jurist of the Year
Saturday, October 17th 12:30 -1:30 PM

Celebrate & Learn with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Since 1984, the MBBA has advanced equality and excellence in the pursuit of justice, aided the progress of Black attorneys in the profession, addressed legal issues affecting our community, and fostered the personal and professional development of young lawyers and law students. This year will be no exception and we are having virtual gatherings over a series of events!
Oct
29
Thu
Fireside Chat with Breon S. Peace, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton 2020 MBBA Private Practitioner of the Year
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Fireside Chat with Breon S. Peace

Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

2020 MBBA Private Practitioner of the Year

Thursday, October 29th 6-7PM

Celebrate & Learn with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association
Since 1984, the MBBA has advanced equality and excellence in the pursuit of justice, aided the progress of Black attorneys in the profession, addressed legal issues affecting our community, and fostered the personal and professional development of young lawyers and law students. This year will be no exception and we are having virtual gatherings over a series of events!