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Public Interest Law Community to host gun violence CLE

Hamline Law's Public Interest Law Community is pleased to present an opportunity to join the national conversation on gun violence and the law at the program, "Gun Violence and Sandy Hook: Recent Legislative and Executive Responses" on February 26.

The hour-long presentation begins at 11:30 a.m. in Room 101. The Hamline Law Children’s Rights Association and Health Law Institute are co-sponsors of the event with the Public Interest Law Community.

This program will discuss recent state and federal legislative and executive attempts to deal with gun violence, including regulation of the firearms industry, individual carry limitations, and other proposals to prevent mass shootings and urban gun violence. Speakers include Heather Martens, executive director of Protect Minnesota; Joseph Olson, professor of law at Hamline University School of Law and president of the Gun Owners’ Civil Rights Alliance of Minnesota; and Charles Reid, professor of law at the University of St. Thomas School of Law.

The presentation has been approved for 1.0 standard CLE credit and will be available via live webcast. It is free and open to the public.

Contact Professor Marie Failinger at mfailinger@hamline.edu for general information. To register for CLE credit, contact Jane Prince at jprince01@hamline.edu.