Monday Morning Learning Opps

Legal Update: Immigration, Free Speech, and Campus Sexual Misconduct

  • Monday, July 23
  • 08:15 AM - 09:30 AM
  • Long Beach Conv Center
  • Level 1, 103C
  • SK

Speakers

Craig Alexander

Director of Legal Resources

National Association of College and University Attorneys

Washington, District of Columbia

Natasha Baker

Partner

Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP

San Francisco, California

Leigh Cole

Attorney

Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.

Burlington, Vermont

Lee Tyner

General Counsel

Texas Christian University

Description

Join higher education legal experts in the areas of campus sexual misconduct, immigration law, and free speech for a discussion on the latest developments affecting colleges and universities in these three high-profile areas. They will describe the current state of the law and what changes may be on the horizon in these areas and how colleges and universities are navigating the legal and public relations landscapes.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover how colleges and universities are affected by and responding to the #MeToo movement.
  • Understand recent Trump administrations actions affecting DACA, travel from certain foreign countries, and categories of immigration visas.
  • Hear about recent legal developments regarding the free speech obligations of public universities, including how institutions of higher education are handling campus visits by controversial speakers.