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Gaps, Traps, and Opportunities (Web)

Gaps, Traps, and Opportunities: Whistleblower Programs and the Protection of Human Rights
Monday, February 13, 2023 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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This program will provide an overview of the different types of whistleblowing programs available in the United States and the extra-territorial reach of those programs, together with a general discussion of select international programs. The program will discuss the gaps in the current programs, how those gaps impact the two different ways in which the whistleblowing laws protects critical rights: first, protection of the rights of the whistleblowers themselves - including protection from both economic and employment repercussions, including blacklisting - and, second, how the whistleblowing laws are used to protect our collective rights, particularly in areas like public health information, food safety, environmental protection, and prisoners' rights. Program attendees will learn the basics of the available whistleblowing programs; best practices in the development of such programs; and how to identify key considerations relevant to potential whistleblowing clients.

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CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Professional Practice
New Jersey: 2.2 General
California: 2.0 General
Pennsylvania: 1.5 General 
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Program Fee:

$49 for Members | $149 for Nonmembers

This program is free to Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2021-2023), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys  in  Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.

Program Chair:
Alexandra M.C. Douglas, Lundin PPLC

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Litigation, Seth D. Allen , Chair

Co-sponsored by:
Small Law Firm Center

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New York City Bar 42 West 44th St New York, NY 10036

Monday, 13 February 2023


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