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Prison Law 2023 (Webcast)

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The Practising Law Institute is hosting a live webcast of a program from New York, NY entitled Prison Law 2023 on June 1, 2023 from 9:00 AM -5:00 PM Eastern.

Registration: $199

Full scholarships and discounts to attend PLI programs are widely available to attorneys working in nonprofit/legal services organizations; pro bono attorneys; government attorneys; judges and judicial law clerks; law professors and law students; senior attorneys (age 65 and over); law librarians and paralegals who work for nonprofit/legal services organizations; unemployed attorneys; and others with financial hardships.

All eligible attendees are urged to complete and submit a PLI Scholarship Application.

PLI’s Prison Law program offers a unique focus on evolving prison law issues. This program is designed for lawyers who work with respect to conditions of confinement and treatment of incarcerated and detained persons. This is an area where advocates face increasingly challenging legal issues, whether they represent incarcerated individuals from a nonprofit public interest practice, private practice, or as a policy advocate.

What You Will Learn

After completing this program, participants will be able to:

  • Understand prison and jail litigation fundamentals
  • Explore advocacy and support for LGBTQ+ incarcerated individuals
  • Focus on medical care access and mental health care issues in prisons and jails
  • Recognize select issues facing incarcerated women
  • Review ethical considerations for attorneys who represent individuals in prisons, jails and detention facilities
Who Should Attend

Lawyers and allied professionals who work in connection with prison and jail conditions and the treatment of incarcerated and detained individuals, as well as attorneys considering pro bono representation, will find this program especially valuable.

  • CLE Credit Comments:

    PA CLE Credit: 5.0 Substantive Credits and 1.0 Ethics Credit

    Attendance at this event is categorized as "distance learning" by the PA CLE Board.

    COVID-19 CLE Update. For all compliance periods ending in 2022 or 2023: At least six credits must be live-online or in-person/classroom. Up to six credits may be completed through pre-recorded online courses. Only credits through live-online and in-person/classroom courses taken during this period may carry forward (up to two compliance periods).

    More information on COVID-19 Updates from PA CLE.
    More information on distance learning CLE credit.
  • Contact:
    Practising Law Institute
    800.260.4PLI (4754)