TTSL Section: Meet John E. Putnam, DOT Acting General Counsel (Virtual Event)
Date: July 28, 2021
Description: The Transportation & Transportation Security Law Section invites section members to meet DOT Acting General Counsel John E. Mr. Putnam has been appointed as the Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Transportation, and serves as the Acting General Counsel. In this role, he works closely with the Department’s senior leadership and nearly 500 attorneys to manage legal and policy matters
Webinar: The First Amendment and Federal Courts
Date: July 28, 2021
Description: This program will provide an overview of some of the current First Amendment issues pertinent to federal court practitioners, including access to coverage of court proceedings, the rise of “anti-SLAPP” statutes, and implications of false information and disinformation in the defamation context.
Law Student Series: Federal Bureau of Investigation Career Panel
Date: July 29, 2021
Description: The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the nation’s premier law enforcement and intelligence agency. Our mission is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States. We seek individuals from a diverse array of personal and professional backgrounds who are committed to applying their skills, talents, and integrity to join our team and help us fulfill our mission. Hear
Webinar: The Capitol Hill Chapter's Quarterly Supreme Court Update
Date: August 2, 2021
Description: Join us for this quarter’s Supreme Court update from Supreme Court practitioners Charlie Dameron, Caroline Flynn, and Blake Stafford. Charlie, Caroline, and Blake have experience clerking with the Court and federal courts of appeals, briefing cases argued before the Justices, and preparing frequent and repeat players for oral arguments, in addition to myriad fantastic experiences.
Law Student Series: Library of Congress Career Panel
Date: August 3, 2021
Description: Join a panel of lawyers in a variety of divisions within the Library of Congress as they discuss legal opportunities and careers at the world’s largest Library.
Law Student Series: Institute of Museum and Library Services Agency Overview
Date: August 5, 2021
Description: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an independent federal agency that advances, supports, and empowers the nation’s museums and libraries through grantmaking, research, and policy development. Representatives from the Office of General Counsel will discuss what it is like to be an attorney at a small agency and will provide an overview of the wide range of substantive areas on
Webinar: The Use of International Law in Domestic Courts to Challenge Removal
Date: August 11, 2021
Description: This webinar will feature discussion on the status of international law in U.S. courts; the difficulty of using international law as binding on the agency; the use of international law in interpreting ambiguous statutes and regulations; and other ways to facilitate international law considerations. Hosted by the International Law Section.
Qui Tam Section: [VIRTUAL] False Claims Act Today – Western District of North Carolina
Date: September 30, 2021
Description: Hosted by the FBA’s Qui Tam Section, often in cooperation with local FBA chapters, “The False Claims Act Today” is a discussion series that examines the details of real-life FCA practice in specific jurisdictions. Sessions typically focus on a single federal district and feature an experienced local panel that includes an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the district; a federal judge; a relator-side at