In light of the synagogue attack in Germany last week, you may want to consider attending one of the fall World Without Genocide programs that will be offered free to MHSL students for diversity credit. For lawyers who need CLE credit, the charge is $25 for two CLE credits for each program.
Incitement, Hate and Free Speech, Thursday, October 24, 7-9 p.m. Conservatory. Speakers: Teresa Nelson ACLU-MN; Don Simmons, CAIR-MN; Anthony Sussman, Jewish Community Relations
From the Nazis to the Neo-Nazis, Wednesday, November 6 , 7-9 p.m. Conservatory, Holocaust survivor Fred Amram will speak about his childhood in Nazi Germany and the impact of the Holocaust on his extended family. Dr. Ellen Kennedy, Executive Director of World Without Genocide, will talk about the Nazi movement in the United States during that same period, its continuation in the US and abroad today, and efforts to combat hate, particularly addressing social media, a major platform used to spread hate. The final section of the program will examine civil and criminal cases that have been prosecuted for online harassment by neo-Nazis.