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Environmental Justice


CLE Hours: 3 including 3 General, 0 Ethics, 0 Professionalism, 0 Trial Practice

Course Levels:
Normal CLE Studies
Original Program Date:
Jun 03, 2022


Description

  PRESIDING:
  Jacqueline F. Bunn, Program Co-Chair, Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, Atlanta, GA
   
  Hon. Joy Lampley-Fortson, Program Co-Chair; Assistant Chief Immigration Judge, US Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review, Atlanta, GA
  Avarita L. Hanson, Program Co-Chair; Attorney at Law, Atlanta, GA
   
2:00 WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
  Hon. Joy Lampley-Fortson
   
  INTRODUCTION OF MODERATOR
  GWENDOLYN KEYES FLEMING
  Jacqueline F. Bunn
   
2:05 ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT
  Moderator and Overview: Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming, Partner, Regulatory and Government Affairs – Focus on Environmental Law; DLA Piper, Washington, D.C.
  Daniel Blackman, Regional Administrator, Region 4, US Environmental Protection Agency, Atlanta, GA
   
3:05 BREAK
   
3:10 KEY LEGAL ISSUES AND CASES
  Moderator: Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming
  J. Wyatt Kendall, Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, Atlanta, GA
  C. Jade Rutland, Associate Regional Counsel, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4, Atlanta, GA
   
4:10 BREAK
   
4:15 BRINGING IT HOME: LOCAL ISSUES, ADVOCACY AND CALL TO ACTION
  Moderator: Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming
  Kimberly “Kim” Scott, Executive Director, Georgia WAND Education Fund, Inc., Atlanta, GA
  R. Gary Spencer, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., Atlanta, GA
  Tanya Washington, Professor, Georgia State School of Law, Atlanta, GA
   
5:15 CLOSING REMARKS
  Environmental Justice Wrap Up:
  Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming
  Acknowledgments:
  Jacqueline Bunn
  Hon. Joy Lampley-Fortson
  CLE Committee Co-Chairs
   
5:30 ADJOURN

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