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2021

  • Federal Bar Association Wichita Constitution Day 2021
On Friday, September 17th at 9:30a.m. we will gather to read the United States Constitution at the United States Courthouse in Wichita, Kansas. The Courthouse is located at 401 N. Market. Reader check-in and public should go to the east courthouse entrance at the corner of 3rd and Market. Check in is at 9:00a.m. Masking is highly encouraged for this event. Please contact Jamie Haig at Jamie_Haig@ksd.uscourts.gov or 316-315-4205 with questions or concerns.
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  • Federal Bar Association Topeka Constitution Day 2021
On Friday, September 17th at 9:30a.m. we will gather to read the United States Constitution at the Frank Carlson Federal Building in Topeka, Kansas. The Courthouse is located at 444 SE Quincy. Reader check-in and public should go to the main entrance located on the west side of the building (Quincy Street). Check in is at 9:00a.m. Masking is highly encouraged for this event. Please contact Jared Harsin at Jared_Harsin@ksd.uscourts.gov or 785-338-5405 with questions or concerns.
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  • Federal Bar Association Kansas City Constitution Day 2021
On Friday, September 17th at 9:30a.m. we will gather to read the United States Constitution at the Robert J. Dole Courthouse in Kansas City, Kansas. The Courthouse is located at 500 State Avenue. Reader check-in and public should go to the north side of the building near the Nebraska Street entrance. Check in is at 9:00a.m. Masks are mandatory for this event as it will take place indoors. Please contact Brittany Caldwell at Brittany_Caldwell@ksd.uscourts.gov or 913-735-2205 with questions or concerns.



  • The third Civil Rights Etouffee CLE featuring two days of virtual panels on timely topics such as AI, LGBTQ Rights, Title IX, Environmental Justice and more. Chapter members attended for free!
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2020

  • Education Law CLE, November 12, 2020, 8:50-4:00pm via Zoom Presented by the FBA Chapter for the Districts of Kansas and Western Missouri with the FBA Student Divisions at MU, UMKC, KU, and Washburn.



  • “Toto, I’ve a feeling we do still have civil rights in Kansas!” - A Whirlwind Tour of Civil Rights Law. Moderator: Stephen Haedicke, Law Office of Stephen J. Haedicke, LLC, New Orleans, LA, Past Chair of the Civil Rights Section of the Federal Bar Association



  • Intellectual Property Lunch and Learn Webinar Mary Jane Peal:  “10 IP Holdings” Jaclyn Alcantara: “A Look at Implicit Bias Concerns in Patent Examination”



  • New Year, New You CLE Series Washburn University School of Law (Feb) Social Well-being - Judge Penny Moylan Emotional Well-being - Daniel Hall, Executive Director of KALAP Reception with State and Federal Judges



  • Webinar with Judge Robert E. Bacharach - Judge Robert E. Bacharach talk about his new book: "Legal Writing: A Judge's Perspective on the Science and Rhetoric of the Written Word."




2018

  • Heart of America Sentencing Guidelines Conference (April 26-27, 2018)
  • Media: Heart of America Sentencing Guidelines Conference Website | The Heart of America Sentencing Guidelines Conference offers continuing legal education for both basic concepts training as well as advanced sentencing guidelines training. Conference sessions will be presented by experts from the U.S. Sentencing Commission, U.S. Attorneys' Offices, Federal Public Defenders' Offices, Law Professors and Bureau of Prisons officials.




2016

  • Adapting to the Differences in Federal and State Appeals: Tips to Maximize Your Effectiveness, Eighth Circuit Judge Duane Benton (Sept. 9, 2016)



  • Scientific Evidence in Federal Litigation, Various Panels (June 10, 2016)




2015

  • Developing Issues in the Tenth Circuit, Tenth Circuit Judge Nancy Moritz (Sept. 9, 2015)




2014

  • Murder, Mystery & Masterpieces: The Legal Implications of World War II Stolen Art, Raymond Dowd (March 6, 2014)




2013

  • Ethical Issues in Settlement Negotiations: A Discussion, Tenth Circuit Judge, Judge Robert Bacharach (Oct. 10, 2013)
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Tenth Circuit Judge Robert Bacharach
Chapter President Arturo Thompson, Hon. Robert Bacharach, Vice President Mark Dodd, Treasurer and FBA Board Member Hon. Elizabeth Kronk, Event Chair Prof. Lumen Mulligan