REPRESENTING ARAB AMERICANS AND MUSLIM AMERICANS IN THE CURRENT CLIMATE

04/10/2018 12:55 PM - 05:00 PM
CharlotteNC 

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REPRESENTING ARAB AMERICANS AND MUSLIM AMERICANS IN THE CURRENT CLIMATE

WHEN:                 

April 10, 2018 @ 12:55 pm – 5 pm

WHERE:              

Robinson Bradshaw

101 North Tryon Street, Suite 1900

Charlotte, NC 28246

 

Approval for 4 hours of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit through the North Carolina State Bar is pending

Co-Sponsored by Project South, the North Carolina NLG Chapter, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the ACLU of North Carolina, and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

 

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Azadeh N. ShahshahaniProject South, Atlanta, GA

Brandy HaynesNorth Carolina NLG, Charlotte; Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law

 

Agenda

 

12:55 pmWelcoming Remarks – Program Co-Chairs

Azadeh ShahshahaniProject South, Atlanta, GA

Brandy Haynes, North Carolina NLG; Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, DC

 

1:00 pm | When the FBI Comes Knocking (Representing Clients approached by Law Enforcement for questioning)

Mo IdlibbyUFC Law, Charlotte

 

1:45 pmLiberty for All? (What to do when public institutions engage in religious discrimination)

Emily Seawell, ACLU of North Carolina, Raleigh

 

2:35 pm | When the American Dream is Denied to Some (Challenging naturalization and Green Card delays)

Ben Snyder, Charlotte Immigration Law Firm, Charlotte, NC

 

3:25 pm | Creative Lawyering: A Response to Hate Incidents

Nadia Aziz, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, DC

Brandy Haynes, North Carolina NLG; Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Washington, DC

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4:05 pm | Update on Muslim Ban & Combatting Islamaphobia

Manzoor Cheema, Project South Regional Organizer, Raleigh

Azadeh Shahshahani, Project South Legal & Advocacy Director, Atlanta

 

5:00 pm          Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

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