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Safari Club International’s 2015 Annual Wildlife Law Course for Lawyers is Now Open for Registration

Friday, December 19, 2014

Calling All Lawyers!  Registration for Safari Club International’s 2015 Wildlife Law Continuing Legal Education Course is open.  The course will be held at the SCI Annual Hunters’ Convention at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, February 6, 2015, from 1:00 to 5:15 p.m.  As in past years, the Nevada State Bar is co-sponsoring the CLE course and has approved it for 4.0 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit, including 3.0 hours of general credit and 1.0 hour of ethics credit.  SCI staff will assist you in obtaining MCLE credit from all other state bars.  (Over the past 8 years, our Wildlife Law CLE course has been approved for credit by every state bar to which we have applied.) 

SCI’s Wildlife Law CLE course is unique in its focus on wildlife, hunting, conservation, importation and firearms related law.  As demonstrated by the agenda below, this year’s course covers a variety of current significant issues and will be taught by SCI’s Litigation Team as well as state and federal legal experts:

AGENDA

Using Suppressors for Hunting: Is It Legal? When, Where and How?
– W. Douglas Mann, Jr., Special Assistant Attorney General Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks

Update on Recent Developments in Hunting Related Criminal Law – Chris Tymeson, Chief Legal Counsel for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism

The Elephant Importation Ban Litigation: Why Haven’t We Gotten to the Merits Yet? – Anna Seidman, Director of Litigation, Safari Club International

A Window to Decision-Making Inside the Department of the Interior – L. Michael Bogert, Managing Shareholder, Parsons Behle & Latimer and former counselor to Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne

Update on Recent Wildlife Conservation & Outdoor Recreation Law – Anna Seidman, Doug Burdin and Jeremy Clare, SCI Litigation, Safari Club International

Wildlife Law in Jeopardy – Jeremy Clare, Litigation Associate, Safari Club International

Ethics for the Wildlife Law Practitioner: A Lawyer’s Responsibility for the Conduct of Others – Including an original skit performed by the SCI Wildlife Law CLE Troupe.

Registration is being handled by the Nevada State Bar.  The fee of $279.00 includes the cost of the course and materials, a refreshment break, and same-day, half-day attendance at the SCI Annual Hunters’ Convention.  To register, please click this link:  http://www.nvbarcle.org/course-sales-page/current-issues-domestic-and-international-wildlife-and-hunting-law-live  (Note:  Your registration for the SCI Convention does not include payment for attendance at the Wildlife Law CLE Course.  Registration for the course must be arranged separately).

Membership in SCI is not a requirement for attendance.  If you are or know an attorney who would like to fulfill his or her CLE requirements by learning about the latest issues in hunting, conservation, firearms and importation law, this is the place to get it all!

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