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2021 UT System Legal Conference

 

MCLE Credit: 8.50 credits, including .50 ethics

Note: If you did not receive the approved MCLE Course Number via email following the conference, please contact Chris Jackson.
The CLE hours for this conference are SELF-REPORTED to the State Bar.

All times shown are Central Daylight Saving Time zone (CDT).

Thursday, November 4, 2021
 8:45 - 9:00 am CDT
 9:00 -10:00 am CDT
(1.0 CLE credit)
 
Session 1 - Taking Tenure: Legal Issues in Terminating Tenured Faculty
10:00 -11:00 am CDT
(0.5 CLE credit)
 
 
Session 2 - Innovating in a Pandemic: Views from UT Researchers on Making, Protecting, and Deploying COVID-19-Related Technologies
11:00 - Noon CDT
Lunch Break
Noon -  1:00 pm CDT
(1.0 CLE credit)
 

Session 3 - The 87th Legislature: The Gift that Keeps on Giving
Stacey Napier, Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, UT System
Sean Griffin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, UT System
Laura Samala Hartmann, Associate Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, UT System
Susan Sherman, Associate Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, UT System
Roger Starkey, Associate Vice Chancellor for Governmental Relations, UT System

 1:00 - 2:00 pm CDT
(1.0 CLE credit for 4.a.)
 
 
 1:00 - 2:00 pm CDT
(1.0 CLE credit for 4.b.)
 
Session 4.a. - Mitigating Institutional Risks with Behavior Intervention Teams and Threat Assessment Tools
 
 2:00 - 2:15 pm CDT

 2:15 - 3:15 pm CDT
(1.0 CLE credit)



 


 3:15 - 4:15 pm CDT
(1.0 CLE credit for 6.a.)





 3:15 - 4:15 pm CDT
(1.0 CLE credit for 6.b.)

 

 

 4:15 - 4:45 pm CDT


 

Afternoon Break 

Session 5 - You Can Believe Your Eyes: The Prosecution of Derek Chauvin for the Murder of George Floyd
Steven L. Schleicher, Partner and Co-Chair of Government & Internal     Investigations Group, Maslon LLP, Minneapolis
Omar A. Syed, Associate Vice Chancellor & Deputy General Counsel, UT System (Moderator)


Session 6.a. - Is it Bullying, or Exercising a First Amendment Right to be a Jerk?  
Jessica L. Sentz, Associate General Counsel, Texas State University System
Stephanie Gil, Manager, HR Business Partners, UT System
Teresa Taber Doughty, PhD, Dean, College of Education, UT Arlington
Ana Vieira Ayala, Assistant General Counsel, UT System (Moderator)

Session 6.b. - Leases, Licenses, and Easements: What They Are, What They Aren’t, and Why They Matter                                                               

 
Friday, November 5, 2021
 8:30 -  9:00 am CDT
Virtual Coffee/Breakfast
 9:00 -10:00 am CDT
(1.0 CLE credit, includes 0.25 ethics)
 
 
Session 7 - Virtual Fireside Chat with NCAA’s GC:  Constitutional Convention, NIL, NLRB Memo, and Q&A
10:00 -11:00 am CDT
(1.0 CLE credit for 8.a.)
 
 
 
 
10:00 -11:00 am CDT
(1.0 CLE credit, includes 0.25 ethics for 8.b.)
 

11:00 -11:15 am CDT

11:15 -12:15 pm CDT
(1.0 CLE credit)




 


 


 

Session 8.a. - Exposure Despite State Immunity: Litigation Exceptions & Federal Regulatory Attention (The U.S. Department of Justice’s Look into Online Accessibility at UTRGV and Beyond) 
 
Session 8.b. - Health Regulatory Updates -- Practical Takeaways for Medical Schools and Academic Medical Centers, with Related Ethics Considerations
Kristin M. Roshelli, Partner, King & Spalding LLP, Houston
Adam Robison, Partner, King & Spalding LLP, Houston

Morning Break 


Thank you for attending!