Everything You Need to Know about Child Witnesses in Court
Ever have the need to call a child witness to the stand and have a judge tell you "not in my courtroom?" Ever not want to call a child witness to the stand and just get in their testimony through hearsay? This program will provide you with everything you need to know about child witnesses and pre-qualifying the hearsay statements of child witnesses.
Our speaker is Judge David Roither. Judge David Roither is currently an Associate Circuit Judge in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of the State of Missouri and formerly was a partner in the law firm of Medler & Roither, LLC. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and his law degree from Saint Louis University, where he competed two years on the Jessup International Law Moot Court team. At Medler and Roither, Judge Roither’s practice included work in the area of domestic and family law. Judge Roither was a frequently appointed Guardian ad Litem for abused and neglected children in St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis and St. Charles County circuit courts.
Immigration Law under a Biden Administration
The year 2021 brings with it a new administration in Washington, D.C. There will be changes to leadership at agencies such as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Executive Office for Immigration Review. Undoubtedly there will be changes made through executive order and otherwise to US Immigration Policy. Find out about the latest immigration law changes and updates at this timely CLE webinar.
Our presenter is Professor Katie Herbert Meyer, Esq. She is an Associate Professor of Practice and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic at Washington University School of Law. She previously taught Immigration Law and Policy, as an Adjunct Professor. Immediately before joining the Washington University faculty, she served as the Program Coordinator and Supervising Attorney at the Migrant and Immigrant Community Action (M.I.C.A.) Project, in St. Louis. Additionally, she served as the Legal Director at Interfaith Legal Services for Immigrants from 2005-2009. Her areas of expertise include family-based immigration, refugee and asylum law, naturalization law, removal (deportation) defense, and legal protections for immigrant victims. She has presented trainings on various aspects of immigration and refugee law and policy.