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Newsletter > September 2007 > "12th National Fraternal Law Conference"
12th National Fraternal Law Conference
The 12th National Fraternal Law Conference will take place on November 16 and 17, 2007 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The line-up of speakers is the best yet.
Professors Lisa A. Penland and Melissa Weresh of Drake University Law School will address legal issues and the Internet in the “Google Age.”
Louis Billionis, the Dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Law and a former National Board member of the ACLU, will discuss fraternities and the First Amendment.
A panel of law enforcement experts which includes: Ken Parker, an assistant U.S. attorney who specializes in forfeiture issues; Tom Johns, a Cincinnati police captain who, for seven years, commanded the police district that included all of the fraternities at the University of Cincinnati; Chris Wagner, the assistant Cuyahoga County prosecutor who prosecuted a Cleveland area college official for failure to report sexual assaults on her campus; and Dave Westol, a former prosecutor and long time Greek advisor, will address interactions with law enforcement and obligations to report criminal activity.
Cindy Stelhorn from M-J Insurance and Kevin Canavan of the Philadelphia law firm Schwartz Campbell, will discuss responding to claims and lawsuits.
William A. Nolan of Squire, Sanders & Dempsey, who serves as counsel to Delta Zeta, will address the suit against DePauw University. Daniel J. McCarthy of Manley Burke will join him on a panel and address Sigma Chi’s litigation against Dickinson College.
Victor Lloyd of the Mental Health Association of Southwest Ohio, will address mental health issues affecting college students.
The always popular Barbara Schwartz Bromberg of Dinsmore & Shohl, will discuss recent developments in tax laws and policies that impact Greek organizations.
Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, the principle sponsor of the Collegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act pending in Congress has been invited and has indicated an interest in attending if the Congressional schedule permits her to do so.
A registration form for the Fraternal Law Conference is included inside this issue.