25th Annual Carl A. Warns, Jr. Labor & Employment Law Institute

May 29, 2008, 8:00am – May 30, 2008, 5:00pm
Seelbach Hilton Hotel
Registration Cost: $395 (Registration prior to April 25 will be charged the early registration price of $355)

The 25th Annual Carl A. Warns Jr. Labor & Employment Law Institute presents "Past, Present & Future: Reflections on 25 Years of Labor and Employment Law." The 2008 Warns Lecture will be presented by Charles B. Craver, the Freda H. Alverson Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School.

The program has been approved for 13.25 CLE hours, including 2.0 hours of ethics, by the Kentucky Bar Association.

The Brandeis School of Law would like to recognize the following sponsors:

 

Registration

Agenda

Thursday, May 29

7:45 a.m.

Registration

 

8:20 a.m.

Welcome
Jim Chen, Dean and Professor of Law
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law

 

Session I

8:30-9:15

 

Review of Kentucky Employment Law Cases
John T. Lovett
Frost Brown Todd, LLC, Louisville, KY

9:15-10:15

 

Disability Discrimination Law
Professor Robert D. Dinerstein
Washington College of Law, American University

10:15-10:30

Break

 

Session II

10:30-11:15

 

Workplace Privacy
Professor Sharona Hoffman
Case Western Reserve University School of Law

11:15-Noon

 

American Labor Economics for the 21st Century
David Cohen, Executive Director
Department for Professional Employees, AFL-CIO
Washington, DC

Noon - 1

Lunch-
Recognizing the Founders of the Warns Institute

 

Session III

1:00-2:00

 

Carl A. Warns, Jr. Lecture: The Past, Present &
Future of Labor and Employment Law

Professor Charles B. Craver
Freda H. Alverson Professor of Law
George Washington University

2:00-2:45

 

Review of U.S. Supreme Court Labor and Employment Law Cases
Barbara L. Johnson
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, Washington, DC

2:45-3:00

Break

 

Session IV

3:00-3:45

 

Covenants Not to Compete
Professor Elaine W. Shoben
Judge Jack and Lulu Lehman Professor of Law
William S. Boyd School of Law
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

3:45-4:45

 

Legal Ethics in the Employment Law Context: Who Is the Client?
Professor Ariana R. Levinson
Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville

4:45

Adjourn

 

 

Friday, May 30

Session V

8:00-8:45

 

Kentucky Workers' Compensation Update
Dwight T. Lovan
Executive Director
Kentucky Office of Workers' Claims

 

8:45-9:30

 

Foreign Investment and Labor Relations
Thea Lee
Assistant Director of Public Policy, AFL-CIO
Washington, DC

Break

 

Session VI

 

9:45-10:30

 

NLRB Update
Hon. Ronald E. Meisberg
General Counsel, NLRB
Washington, DC

 

10:30-11:15

 

Employment at Will
Elinor P. Schroeder
Paul E. Wilson Professor of Law
University of Kansas

 

11:15-Noon

 

Benefits Update
Frederick Dennerline
Fillenworth, Dennerline, Groth & Towe
Indianapolis, IN

 

 

Lunch

 

Session VII

 

1:00-2:00

 

EEOC Update
Carolyn L. Wheeler
Office of the General Counsel
EEOC, Washington, DC

 

2:00-2:45

 

Employment Law in a Slowing Economy
Jeffrey C. Kauffman
Seyfarth Shaw, LLP
Chicago, IL

 

Break

 

 

3:00-4:00

 

Ethical Issues in Interviewing and Preparing Witnesses
Professor Michael Z. Green
Texas Wesleyan University School of Law

 

 

Adjourn

 

 

               

 


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