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The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration: Changes and Implications 2017

Product ID: CM2617
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Changing legal landscapes

The Trump Administration has taken bold Executive action in its first 100 days, changing enforcement priorities and altering the legal landscape in areas such as immigration law, civil rights, LGBTQ, and environmental law.

The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration: Changes and Implications reviews these rapid changes and it helps attorneys understand how they can advise their clients to adapt and respond.

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Changing legal landscapes

The Trump Administration has taken bold Executive action in its first 100 days, changing enforcement priorities and altering the legal landscape in areas such as immigration law, civil rights, LGBTQ, and environmental law.

The First 100 Days of the Trump Administration: Changes and Implications reviews these rapid changes and it helps attorneys understand how they can advise their clients to adapt and respond.

Read More ↓

Program Chair and Presenter:

Nilesh P. Patel
Day Care Council of New York Inc.
New York City

Presenters:

Charlyn Cruz-Nuñez
City of Madison Department of Civil Rights
Madison

Emily Dudak-Taylor
The Law Center for Children & Families
Madison

Laurence J. Dupuis
ACLU WI Foundation
Milwaukee

Sarah C. Geers
Midwest Environmental Advocates Inc.
Madison

Leslie A. Gutierrez
Husch Blackwell LLP
Milwaukee

Joseph M. Rivas
Hochstatter, McCarthy, Rivas & Runde, S.C.
Milwaukee

Jonathan S. Safran
Samster, Konkel & Safran S.C.
Milwaukee

Christa Westerberg
Pines Bach LLP
Madison

8:00 a.m. : Registration

8:30 a.m. : Immigration Actions and Consequences in the First 100 Days

  • An overview of Executive Orders regarding travel bans, refugee admission, funding for sanctuary cities
  • Review of removal (deportation) process and changing priorities for removal
  • Surge in naturalization applications for permanent resident card (green card) holders
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) – the outlook
  • Advising clients: carrying documentation, interacting with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at home, work, and in public

Joseph M. Rivas

10:00 a.m. : Break

10:15 a.m. : Environmental Regulation

  • Learn about how environmental law and policy have shifted
    o Rulemaking: which rules are already repealed and which are likely to be in the future
    o Climate change and the Paris climate accord
    o Enforcement and the fate of pending litigation
    o Budget cuts at EPA end environmental programs
    o Public access at EPA, NOAA, and other agencies
  • Analysis of strange bedfellows that have signaled opposition to these changes

Sarah C. Geers, Christa Westerberg

11:30 a.m. : Hate Crimes & Bias Incidents: State and Federal Protections, Community Resources

  • Uptick in hate crime incidents since November, 2016
  • State and Federal law addressing hate crimes
  • Legal issues raised in Wisconsin
  • Community resources
  • Case study: City of Madison’s Department of Civil Rights’ efforts to address discrimination and racial equity

Charlyn Cruz-Nuñez, Nilesh P. Patel

12:20 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:20 p.m. : How the Trump Administration Directly and Indirectly Impacts the LGBTQ Community

  • Direct actions
    o Immigration actions
    o Family law considerations
    o Rescission of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces order (Executive Order 13673)
    o Withdrawal of Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools
  • Indirect actions
    o Analysis of cabinet picks
    o The appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
    o Potential for ‘religious freedom’ legislation

Emily Dudak-Taylor, Leslie A. Gutierrez

2:35 p.m. : Break

2:50 p.m. : Reform of Police Practices in the Trump/Sessions Era

  • Review of consent decrees issued in Baltimore, Ferguson, and elsewhere
  • Analysis of the future of consent decrees
  • How people and communities can protect their civil rights going forward
  • The role of private civil rights lawsuits – both those for damages and those seeking injunctive relief
  • Discussion of non-litigation approaches for police accountability and reform

Laurence J. Dupuis, Jonathan S. Safran

3:50 p.m. : Program Concludes

  • Review key legal developments from the first 100 days of the Trump administration
  • Explore changes in the practice areas of immigration, LGBT issues, civil rights and police practices, hate crimes, and environmental law
  • Understand how to help your clients in light of evolving federal government policies
  • Find out whether Wisconsin laws and protections can be applied to your cases in these practice areas
  • Civil rights lawyers
  • Immigration law attorneys
  • Environmental law practitioners
  • Public interest lawyers
  • Government Lawyers Division members
  • Criminal defense attorneys
  • Labor and employment lawyers
  • General practitioners
  • Any attorney interested in the Trump presidency
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