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Date: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 11:00 am
Duration: 3 Hours
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The KBA Unmet Legal Needs of Children Committee presents a seminar entitled ”Things are a ’Changing: Social Media Trends and the Legal Implications ” on October 28, 2011 at Calhoun’s on the River.
Today’s rapidly changing technology is impacting children and families in Tennessee and creating new risks to our children’s welfare and futures. This CLE program will address the latest legislative and case law developments aimed at protecting children in our community. The program will also cover what schools, law enforcement and the Courts are doing and what parents can do to protect children as well.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Electronic Harassment, Cyberbullying, Sexting and more: What do we need to know as advocates and as parents?
Discussion of the latest ”cyber laws” and other laws that can and are being creatively applied to address unwanted contact, conduct, stalking, harassment, etc. occurring via electronic means. Discussion will include sexting, cyber bullying, the new Juvenile Sex Offender Registry and
additional developments in the law.
Richard L. Gaines, LMU Duncan School of Law
John A. Lucas, Merchant & Gould P.C.
Darrell Smith, Director of Probation, Knox Co. Juvenile Court
Moderator: Susan E. Crabtree, Knox County Law Department
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Judicial Roundtable - As Seen From the Bench
What new problems are Judges seeing in court now compared to a few years ago? Has the Internet and social media had an impact on our youth? What advice do they offer to practitioners and parents?
Hon. Steven W. Sword, Knox County Criminal Court, Division I
Hon. Timothy E. Irwin, Knox County Juvenile Court
Hon. Brandon K. Fisher, Anderson County Juvenile Court
Moderator: Magistrate Dirk Weddington, Knox County Juvenile Court
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
1:45 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Internet Crimes against Children
Experienced KPD investigator Tom Evans will discuss the impact of Internet offenses within our community and how we can better protect our youth.
Speaker: Tom Evans, Investigator Knoxville Police Department
Don’t typically practice juvenile law but have an interest in learning more about Internet crimes involving minors?
The KBA Unmet Legal Needs of Children Committee is offering all KBA Members free admission to the last hour of this program to learn how to better to protect children in our community. Any KBA member may attend the presentation from 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. for free so long as no CLE credit is sought and with advance reservation through the KBA.
Approved for 3 hours of general CLE credit.
Please submit topics or specific questions you would like to see addressed during the first hour panel discussion or the Judicial Roundtable in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
KBA Members - $ 75
Non-KBA Members - $ 105
KBA Law Student Members - $ 60
Staff of KBA Members - $ 75
A reservation is required in advance of the program. There is a $ 5 additional charge for registration on the day of the program.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: Reservations cancelled less than 48 hours before the program are subject to the penalty of the entire amount. Substitutions may be made.