Events

Warren Rosenblum

Thanks to All Who Attended the Virtual Lecture-Jewish Lawyers and the Fight Against Fascism: 1926-1933

The Law Library Association and co-sponsoring organizations, ADL Heartland and St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum sponsored a virtual lecture connected to the ongoing exhibit, "Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich" on March 3, 2021.

The lecture was "Jewish Lawyers and the Fight Against Fascism: 1926-1933." 

Many thanks to our speaker, Professor Warren Rosenblum, professor of history and chair of the History, Politics and International Relations Department at Webster University in St. Louis. 

The Color of Law book cover

The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein

"The Color of Law" is a groundbreaking work that shatters the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided by individual prejudices, income divisions or action of private institutions such as banks and real estate agencies. Learn about the role our government played in promoting discriminatory patterns that continue to this day.

CLEs

Morley Swingle, Jr., Esq.

Preparing for the Sentencing Phase of a Bifurcated Criminal Trial: NEW DATE

We have switched the date of this program due to the postponement of the Motion Practice CLE until October.

Busy prosecutors and defense lawyers preparing for the guilt phase of a non-capital jury trial often do not adequately prepare for the sentencing stage. Learn more about how best to prepare for this important part of a criminal trial. 

Judge Katherine Fowler

Fundamentals of Motion Practice: NEW DATE

DUE TO A CONFLICT WITH MISSOURI BAR MEETINGS, THIS PROGRAM HAS MOVED TO WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 13.

Learn the fundamentals of bringing motions at the state court level at this CLE. Appropriate for newer attorneys as well as more experienced practitioners.   

Our presenter is Judge Katherine Fowler. Judge Fowler serves in the 22nd Judicial Circuit. She was appointed to the 22nd Judicial Circuit in 2017. Prior to that, she served as an Officer with the law firm of Greensfelder, Hemke & Gale, PC. 

Douglas Morris, Ph.D., J.D.

Discrimination, Degradation, Defiance: Jewish Lawyers in Nazi Germany

Until 1933, Jewish lawyers were among the most prominent in the profession.  But the Nazi regime immediately tried to kick them out and, after five-and-a-half years, completed its efforts.  This talk tells that story.