2020 Public Interest Law Seminar
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When: Friday, June 26, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM CT

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MCLE Accreditation
NE MCLE #190825.
2.0 CLE hours. (Distance Learning)

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Registration Fees
$90 – Regular Registration
$75 – NSBA Voluntary Dues-Paying Members
$50 – NSBA Public Interest Law Section Members
$25 – NSBA Voluntary Dues-Paying Junior Active Members
Free – Law students

Please consider making a donation to the Nebraska Public Interest Law Fund and the Creighton Fund for Clerkships in the Public Interest! ! Gifts to these funds will be used for awards for students interested in pursuing unpaid public interest clerkships.  You can add your donation on to your registration.

Public Interest Law Section Members:  To receive your discounted rate, please select the Public Interest Law Section Members - 2020 Public Interest Law Seminar ticket when registering.  If you are unsure of your section member status, please contact the NSBA offices at (402) 475-7091.

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The 2020 Public Interest Law Seminar will cover timely and critical information relating to the 2020 Census, including the history behind the census and current legal challenges. This seminar will also discuss redistricting and legislative updates relating thereto.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Census 2020
John Cartier, Director of Voting Rights, Civic Nebraska

This CLE will explore the history behind the Census and go into popular issues surrounding current efforts to Get-out-the-Count for 2020; including legal challenges pending and ongoing on topics such as the citizenship question. A portion of the presentation will also highlight the many ways a complete and accurate census is vital to supporting communities in Nebraska and throughout the nation.
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Redistricting: Past, Present, and Future
Nancy Cyr, Director of the Nebraska Legislative Research Office

With less than a week to go before Census Day 2020, politicians, political parties, and interested citizens will soon turn their attention to redistricting.

Redistricting is the process of redrawing election boundary lines for political, governmental, and other public bodies that elect their memberships by districts.
3:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.  

Legislative Update
Tim Hruza, NSBA Legislative Counsel, Mueller Robak

This session will review the proposals currently before the Nebraska Legislature addressing redistricting.