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Section 1983 Litigation: From Arrest to Release 2017

Product ID: CM2574
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Violations and victims

Section 1983 cases are some of the most emotionally-charged, headline-grabbing situations out there – and often have huge racial and political ramifications. That’s why it’s so important for lawyers handling this type of litigation to thoroughly understand the various aspects of Section 1983.

In Section 1983 Litigation: From Arrest to Release, nationally renowned Section 1983 guru Steven Steinglass will provide a comprehensive overview of the statute. Plus, experienced government and civil rights attorneys come together to share insights from both sides of Section 1983 lawsuits.

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Violations and victims

Section 1983 cases are some of the most emotionally-charged, headline-grabbing situations out there – and often have huge racial and political ramifications. That’s why it’s so important for lawyers handling this type of litigation to thoroughly understand the various aspects of Section 1983.

In Section 1983 Litigation: From Arrest to Release, nationally renowned Section 1983 guru Steven Steinglass will provide a comprehensive overview of the statute. Plus, experienced government and civil rights attorneys come together to share insights from both sides of Section 1983 lawsuits.

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Program Chairs:

Miriam R. Horwitz
Milwaukee City Attorney’s Office
Milwaukee

A. Steven Porter

A. Steven Porter Attorney at Law
Madison

Julie P. Wilson

Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel
Milwaukee

Presenters:

Charles H. Bohl
Husch Blackwell LLP
Milwaukee

Amy J. Doyle
Crivello Carlson S.C.
Milwaukee

Benjamin H. Elson
People's Law Office
Chicago

Corey F. Finkelmeyer

Wisconsin Department of Justice
Madison

Samuel C. Hall

Crivello Carlson S.C.
Milwaukee

Susan E. Lappen

Milwaukee City Attorney’s Office
Milwaukee

Elizabeth Mazur

Loevy & Loevy
Chicago

Jeff Scott Olson
The Jeff Scott Olson Law Firm S.C.
Madison

Robert T. Pledl
McNally Peterson S.C.
Milwaukee

Steven H. Steinglass

Cleveland Marshall College of Law
Cleveland, OH

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Overview of Section 1983

Steven H. Steinglass

10:00 a.m. : Break

10:15 a.m. : Stop, Arrest, and Seizure

Samuel C. Hall, Elizabeth Mazur

11:15 a.m. : Use of Force in Arrest, Pretrial Detention

Corey F. Finkelmeyer, Jeff Scott Olson

12:15 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. : Custodial Health Care and Death in Custody

Charles H. Bohl, Robert T. Pledl

2:15 p.m. : Break

2:30 p.m. : Wrongful Conviction Claims

Amy J. Doyle, Benjamin H. Elson

3:30 p.m. : Qualified Immunity – The Ultimate Defense

Susan E. Lappen

4:15 p.m. : Panel Discussion and Wrap-Up

4:15 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Hear from nationally renowned authority on Section 1983 litigation, Steven Steinglass
  • Explore cases involving use of force by police
  • Understand how to handle wrongful conviction claims
  • Find out when a government agent is protected by qualified immunity
  • Government/municipal lawyers
  • Civil rights & liberties attorneys
  • General practitioners
  • Any attorney interested in Section 1983 litigation

Steven H. Steinglass is a nationally recognized authority on Section 1983 Civil Rights litigation and currently serves as dean emeritus and professor emeritus at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Professor Steinglass has argued two cases before the United States Supreme Court, Board of Regents v. Roth (1972) and Felder v. Casey (1988). Professor Steinglass is a graduate of the Columbia University School of Law. Following law school, he practiced law in Wisconsin, initially as a staff attorney under the Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship Program and ultimately as the director of Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc., the state's largest legal services program. He also served as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Wisconsin Law School. He joined the faculty of Cleveland State University's Cleveland- Marshall College of Law in 1980.

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