Appellate Advocacy Institute CLE

Limited Space Available!
Upcoming Education
Monday, June 13, 2016
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford
The Legal Edge Track
Dealing with Student Loans: discharge, Defense and Collection
About the Program:
Attendees will learn about the law regarding the discharge of student loan debt in bankruptcy and about a recent U.S. Supreme Court petition addressing this issue from one of the drafting attorneys.  A former Department of Education attorney and deputy assistant secretary will  cover how the U.S. Department of Education is addressing the dischargeability of student loan debt and borrower defense to repayment, including current rulemaking.  Additionally, an attorney who focuses in the defense of student loan debtors will present on the defense of collection actions brought by student lenders.

Dennis M. Cariello, Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose LTD, New York, NY

Joshua R.I. Cohen
, Cohen Consumer Law PLC, West Dover, VT

James M. Wilton
Ropes & Gray LLP, Boston, MA
Navigating Connecticut's "Toughest in the Nation" Medical Marijuana Regulations
About the Program:
Nearing the two-year mark of Connecticut's experience with medical marijuana, how has the DCP's regulatory structure developed? Do the regulations go far enough, or are they too tough?

April Arrasate
Curaleaf,  Farmington

John C. Pitblado
, Carlton Fields 
Jorden Burt,  Hartford
Michelle Seagull
Department of Consumer Protection, Hartford
Campus Sexual Assault: Preparing for the Title IX Tidal Wave
About the Program:
The legal terrain of Title IX in the context of college campus sexual assault is complex and developing rapidly.  Students, parents, and administrators all face new challenges as the issue gains increased public attention.  The program will frame key elements and trends in this evolving area of law.
Felice DuffyDuffy Law LLC, New Haven
* ** CLE materials for Conference seminars will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the Conference for download.  Paper materials will not be prepared .  Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Refunds require a minimum of two business days notice.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.
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