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2013-2014 Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section Preview

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The Supreme Court’s June DOMA decision, United States v. Windsor, set the stage for some exciting upcoming events from the Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section.

Join Us...
On Tuesday, September 10th, join us for an in-depth CLE program where we will examine the tax implications of the recent changes to DOMA on Tuesday, September 10th. Click here for more information and to register now.

Also on the Docket…
Renowned journalist and author Joe Schlesinger will join us at the BBA for a moderated lecture followed by a reception on Monday, September 16th to speak about his career as a member of the foreign press covering international conflicts as well as his personal experiences having fled the Holocaust to Great Britain via kindertransport as a child. Don’t miss your opportunity to meet this remarkable man and to discuss the importance of humanitarian responses in times of crisis. Click here to RSVP.

Questions? Learn more on the Section webpage.

 

Introducing the 2013-2014 Section Co-Chairs


Michael S. Day
Torres, Scammon & Day LLP


Angela C. McConney Scheepers
Massachusetts Division of Administrative Law Appeals

 


Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Committees

  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Public Policy
    The BBA is very active in legislative and regulatory changes. Attorneys are often asked to lend their expertise. Contact: Sara Mackey, BBA Sections Manager, smackey@bostonbar.org or 617-778-1982.
  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.