Hate Speech, Hate Crime, Freedom of Speech & the Rule of Law

Join us as we examine the legal history and relevant constitutional law relative to hate crime and hate speech, and explore the tension between ensuring freedom of speech under the First Amendment while preventing hate crime.

Welcoming Remarks:
Steven M. Elrod, Holland & Knight, LLP; President, The Chicago Bar Association

Opening Remarks:
Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.), ADR Systems; Founder, Arab American Bar Association; Vice President, Arab Business and Professional Association; Chair, American Middle East Voters Alliance

Speakers:
Mark Cordes, Interim Dean and Professor, College of Law, Northern Illinois University
Hon. Michael B. Hyman, Illinois Appellate Court
Alderman Joe Moore, Chicago's 49th Ward; Sponsored City Council adoption of resolutions condemning hate speech and violence

Panel discussion:
Maryam Ahmad, Office of the Cook County State's Attorney
Anthony Clark, Teacher, Oak Park River Forest High School; Director, Suburban Unity Alliance
Vivian R. Khalaf, Founding Partner, Khalaf & Abuzir, LLC; Board Member of the Arab-American Bar and the Arab-American Business & Professional Association
Hon. Thomas R. Mulroy, Circuit Court of Cook County
Hon. James E. Snyder, Circuit Court of Cook County
Moderator:  Hon. William J. Haddad, (Ret.), ADR Systems; Founder, Arab American Bar Association; Vice President, Arab Business and Professional Association; Chair, American Middle East Voters Alliance

Closing Remarks:
Steven M. Elrod, Holland & Knight, LLP; President, The Chicago Bar Association

Pricing:
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When
12/20/2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Where
The Chicago Bar Assocation 321 S Plymouth Ct Chicago, IL 60604 UNITED STATES
** In-Person Event **
Start Time 2:00 PM

** In-Person Event **
Presented By: The Chicago Bar Association, the Arab-American Bar Association, and the Decalogue Society of Lawyers
MCLE Credit: 1.25 IL MCLE Credits
Event Type: Seminar

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