Nancy Bergeson Ardent Advocate Lecture Series 2017

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Ardent Advocate 2017-Law Student $10.00
Ardent Advocate 2017-Lawyer Admitted to Bar Five Years or Less $10.00
Ardent Advocate 2017-Nonmember Lawyer $30.00
Early Bird Price ends 7/9/2017
Ardent Advocate 2017-Nonmember Nonlawyer $30.00
Early Bird Price ends 7/9/2017

About the event

LOCATION: Director Park
877 SW Park Avenue, Portland

Wednesday, July 19, 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Cost — $30 ($35 after July 9)
Lawyers with 5 years or less and law students — $10

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Guest Lecturer —

Cecillia Wang, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU, New York
Keep Bending the Arc Toward Justice: Resistance in Dangerous Times

Cecillia Wang is a deputy legal director at the national ACLU and directs the Center for Democracy, which encompasses the ACLU’s work on immigrants’ rights, voting rights, national security, human rights, and speech, privacy and technology. She is a past director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project and a nationally recognized expert on issues at the intersection of immigration and criminal law, including state anti-immigrant laws, racial profiling and other unlawful police practices relating to immigration enforcement. She has taught immigration law courses as an adjunct lecturer in law at Stanford and the University of California at Berkeley. Read more about Cecillia Wang.

Emcee — John Haub, Attorney, Portland


Reception in memory of Nancy Bergeson and a celebration of defense attorneys.


Guest Lecturer — Cecillia Wang, ACLU — Keep Bending the Arc Toward Justice: Resistance in Dangerous Times
In this time of extraordinary retrenchment against civil rights and civil liberties, how do we respond, not only as lawyers in court, but as part of a larger movement of resistance and justice?


Lecture adjourns. Please stay for more food, talk and libations.

CLE credit—pending approval for one credit in Oregon.

Sponsored by Pacific Northwest Law, LLP, the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Federal Public Defender, U.S. District Court Attorney Admissions Fund and OCDLA.

When & Where
Jul 19
19th July 2017
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM