UT Law to host Women’s Equality Day CLE program

The University of Tennessee College of Law will host a CLE program on Women’s Equality Day 2016 that will focus on women’s impact on law, as well as the law’s impact on women in the legal profession.

The program will be held Friday, August 26 in Room 132 of the College of Law (1500 W. Cumberland Avenue). The program will last from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., followed by a meet-and-greet for attendees.

During the first hour of the program, UT Law alumna Ursula Bailey (’00) will present “Law in High Heels,” which will focus on laws that were either inspired by women or named for them, such as the Pregnancy Discrimination Act and the Amber Alert.

Judy Cornett, distinguished professor of law, will present during the the second half of the program on “Discrimination as Ethical Violation: A Proposal Whose Time Has Come?” Cornett’s presentation will focus on an amendment to Model Rule of Professional Conduct 8.4, which was recently approved by the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates.

Online registration is required. There is no cost for this program and lawyers seeking CLE credit have the opportunity to receive one hour of general credit, as well as one hour of dual credit.

For more information about CLE credit, contact Micki Fox at mfox2@utk.edu or 865-974-8601.