Annual Civil Rights CLE with Ron Silver: 50th Anniversary of the
Mississippi Burning case
Presented by the Mary Leonard Law Society, in association with Willamette University College of Law (WUCL) Career and Professional Development
Wednesday, August 6, 12:00pm – 1:15pm
Oregon Civic Justice Center, Willamette University College of Law
Join us as the 2014-15 MLLS programming season kicks off with Assistant US Attorney Ron Silver’s annual Civil Rights CLE presentation! To mark its 50th Anniversary, Mr. Silver will discuss the “Mississippi Burning” Trial, United States v. Cecil Price, et al., 383 U.S. 787 (1966), in which the United States charged a group of 18 men with conspiring in a Ku Klux Klan plot to murder three young civil rights workers (Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman) in Philadelphia, Mississippi on June 21, 1964.
1.0 access to justice CLE credit pending.
MLLS Lunchtime CLEs are $15 for OWLS members; $20 for non-OWLS members; $10 for Judicial Clerks; and free to students, WUCL staff and professors, and to those not seeking CLE credit.
Brownbag lunches welcome.
Please RSVP at our website, www.maryleonardlawsociety.org.