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2021 Clifford Symposium

2021 Clifford Symposium
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We have all now come through the winter of a COVID-driven discontent. It has left its mark on our work as lawyers, our courtroom procedures, our legal responses to calamity, and our views of government. So, what happens now?

That is the question our speakers will address at the 27th Annual Clifford Symposium. While there truly is a basis for thanksgiving, the road ahead may be far from smooth. It was, after all, the loathsome future monarch, Richard III, who proclaimed in Shakespeare’s play the dawning of a “glorious summer.” Will our post-COVID time be as fraught? We certainly hope not, but we need to address matters, so that problems may be dealt with, tyrants thwarted, and the legal system harnessed to facilitate recovery.​ 

To these ends we have assembled a remarkable group of scholars. They will examine the psychological and procedural effects of the methods COVID produced. They will consider our social safety nets, both through insurance and the application of tort law. Finally, they will take a close look at the role that has been and, in the future, may be played by government.

For the full agenda and a list of speakers, view our brochure on ISSUU.

DePaul University College of Law is an accredited Illinois MCLE provider. 

This event has been approved for up to 9 hours of CLE credit.