Professional Responsibility CLE Course

Updated July 10, 2014
Course Materials are available here.
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COMPARATIVE JUVENILE LAW COURSE
6 PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY CREDITS
Juvenile Justice Initiaitve will offer a day long professional responsibility CLE course!

This course will teach lawyers about international developments in juvenile justice law in comparison to the U.S. Attendees will come away from this course will an understanding of how laws, policy and practices in other countries address juvenile justice issues common throughout the world, continuing challenges and the role lawyers can play in promoting the rights of children.

Date: June 6, 2014
Time: 2 sessions, 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Jenner & Block
Cost: $100 per session, $175 for both sessions. Limited scholarships are available. Fill out the scholarship form.
Topics
Morning session includes:

  • Introduction to UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and its application in Europe
  • Juvenile court practices in U.S. and internationally
  • Right to counsel internationally and in the U.S.

Afternoon session includes:

  • The role of the lawyer in protecting the rights of children.
  • Lawyers’ professional responsibility to follow the UNCRC.

Registration: Please complete JJI CLE Registration Form and send a check made payable to Juvenile Justice Initiative to:

Attn: CLE Professional Responsibility
Juvenile Justice Initiative
518 Davis Street, Ste. 211
Evanston, IL 60201

 Or you can pay online at http://jjustice.org/category/cle-programs/

*Session cost includes supplementary materials that will be distributed. Limited partial scholarships are available to attorneys who demonstrate financial need.  E-mail Julia at JJICLE@jjustice.org to apply or with any other questions.

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