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Gender Bias in Cases of Domestic Assault

Apr 18, 2013 12:00pm -
Apr 18, 2013 01:00pm

Event Description

Gender Bias in Domestic Assault Cases 

April 18

As many criminal defense lawyers knows, a domestic abuse case travels a very different path depending on whether your client is male or female. For females, your case is much more likely to get dismissed.  At the very least, the deal is sweeter right from the start (except in exceptional circumstances).  This CLE will explore why this is the case, and how we, as attorneys, can begin to change the gender bias inherent in the domestic abuse system.  How can we ensure that men are given the same benefits as our female clients?  What strategies can we use to ensure men are not presumed guilty from the get-go?

Presenter: Kaarin S. Nelson, EsquireCriminal Defense Attorney,Law Offices of Kassius O. Benson, P.A.
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Registration: 11:40 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Audio and Webinar
Credit: 1 Elimination of Bias Credit approved; Code #
Cost: $30 RCBA members; $40 non-members

*Instructions for accessing the webinar/teleconference will be sent prior to the CLE. We cannot offer the webinar/ teleconference to law students for free. Law students may attend for the member price ($30), by sending an email to info@ramseybar.org or calling 651-222-0846.

Event Type:CLE
Early registration ends on Jun 30, 2012.
Regular registration starts on Jul 01, 2012 and ends on Apr 18, 2013.
Late registration starts on Apr 19, 2013.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


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