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40th Annual Kenneth M. Piper Lecture 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The Metastasization of Mandatory Arbitration
This lecture will present evidence from a new national survey of employers showing that mandatory arbitration has continued to expand and now covers over half of private sector non-union workers. The survey results allow us to draw a picture of where mandatory arbitration has spread, among which employers and in which parts of the country it is most prevalent, and what types of workers are most likely to be covered by it. This metastisization of mandatory arbitration means that more American workers now must bring their employment claims to arbitration than can take their claims to court, with profound implications for how we think about our system of employment law.

Lecturer: Alexander J.S. Colvin, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Diversity, and Faculty Development, and Martin F. Scheinman Professor of Conflict Resolution, Cornell University

Catherine Ruckleshaus, General Counsel and Program Director, National Employment Law Project
Manuel Cuevas-Trisán, Chief Human Resources Officer and Corporate Vice President, Employment Law & Data Protection, Motorola Solutions, Inc.

This event is free and open to the public, register here.

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35th Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Conference 

Thursday & Friday, April 26-27, 2018

This two-day seminar is designed for municipal and state attorneys, plantiffs' attorneys and criminal defense attorneys. It is especially timely given the number of Supreme Court decisions recently handed down addressing §1983.

New sessions this yearImmigration Law

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37th Annual Federal Tax Institute 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

H.R. 1 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - What Happens Now? 
HR 1 passed. What exactly does that mean? Come get personal access to nationally recognized tax advisors who will provide a comprehensive update on the impact of this legislation on an individual and corporate level and provide guidance on just how to implement the new law going forward.
Back This Year!
In addition to having unlimited attendees from your firm, you can now invite up to 5 of your clients to attend the Institute for free when you register for a Firm Super Ticket. Email for registration details. 


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