Bar’s Government Lawyers Committee Offering Two, Free, 1-Credit CLEs

10/09/2018 - The Rhode Island Bar Association’s Government Lawyers Committee is sponsoring two free-to-Bar-members, one-credit, Committee CLE seminars in November and December. On Thursday, November 1st, from 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm at Rhode Island Bar Association headquarters, 41 Sharpe Drive in Cranston, Roger Williams University School of Law Professor Jonathan M. Gutoff will present Administrative Law Issues in the News. Participants will receive an overview of Chevron deference to agency interpretations and information regarding the latest perspectives on whether Trump’s Supreme Court candidate could lead to overturning Chevron. This program will also provide attendees with an understanding of the appointments clause of the US Constitution and its significance, including whether federal administrative law judges are subject to the appointments clause.

On Thursday, December 6th, from 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm at Rhode Island Bar Association headquarters, 41 Sharpe Drive in Cranston, Attorney Brian J. Lamoureux of Pannone, Lopes, Devereaux & O'Gara, LLC will present Social Media: Creating a Policy & Using it Effectively. This program will help attendees learn about the legalities of social media use in the public sector and understand which social media platforms are most useful for which content. The discussion will generate ideas for using social media strategically and effectively in your city, town, or state agency.

To register for either program, and for additional information, please contact Government Lawyers Committee Chair Jenna Giguere: jenna.giguere@dbr.ri.gov