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The Sikh Coalition News
September 1, 2022
  • Virtual CLE Conference for Legal Professionals on 9/30

    September 1, 2022 (New York, NY) -- On September 30th, the Sikh Coalition’s annual virtual legal conference, Realizing Justice For All, will bring together attorneys and law students from across the country to learn about the core civil rights issues facing Sikhs and other minority groups since 9/11.

    Last chance to register! Click here to reserve your spot now.

    Hosted in partnership with law firms Winston & Strawn, LLP and Weil, Gotshal, & Manges LLP, this virtual conference will provide legal professionals and students the opportunity to connect and acquire 3.0 CLE General or Elimination of Bias credits (depending on your state).

    In addition to remarks by special guest speakers Janai Nelson (President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund) and Paul Grewal (Chief Legal Officer of Coinbase and retired ​​U.S. Federal Magistrate Judge), the conference will feature discussions with community leaders, activists, and national experts on topics including:

    • From Palo Alto to Punjab: Free Speech in the Age of Disinformation and Censorship, and Holding Social Media Platforms Accountable;
    • The Miseducation of CRT: What it Is and What it Isn’t; and,
    • Past, Present, Future: The Battle For Voting Rights

    We also look forward to recognizing the Stanford University Law School Religious Liberty Clinic as the recipient of the 2022 Pro Bono Sevadar of the Year award! In Punjabi, a Sevadar is an individual who volunteers their time, resources, and services for the betterment of the entire community. The Stanford University Law School Religious Liberty Clinic will be recognized for its commitment to fighting for civil rights protections for all.

    Registration Information: Registrants are encouraged to attend for the full day. Registration for this virtual conference includes 3.0 CLE credits and is $100 for private attorneys, $50 for public interest and government attorneys, and free for current law students. Sponsorship opportunities are also available! Email legalconference@sikhcoalition.org for more information if you require financial assistance.

    If you are an attorney or law student who is interested in attending the conference on September 30th, click here to register.

    We are grateful to our sponsors--Winston & Strawn LLP; Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; WilmerHale; Robins Kaplan LLP; the South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA), and the SABA Foundation--for their support!

    As always, the Sikh Coalition urges you to practice your faith fearlessly.
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