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COVID-19 v. The Constitution: The New Normal? (2020 Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section CLE)

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In 2020, the COVID-19 crisis has raised new constitutional issues that have not been seen in court in quite some time.

This CLE not only brings the constitutional practitioner current, recent North Carolina and SCOTUS significant decisions of this year but also brings the practitioner up to date on the COVID-19 wars, including the federal First Amendment law on protesting in a pandemic and the state "fruits of one's labor" clause litigation update from the front.

This is a CLE you don't want to miss.


  • 2020 Cases from the North Carolina Supreme Court
  • 2020 Cases from the United States Supreme Court
  • Litigating COVID-19 Issues in North Carolina
  • COVID-19 and the First Amendment
  • Best Mental Health Practices in a COVID-19 Environment

Live Webcast
Thursday, December 3, 2020
8:55 AM–4:00 PM

Click here to preview the full program agenda.


  • Former Justice Robert H. Edmunds Jr., Fox Rothschild LLP, Greensboro
  • Former Justice Barbara A. Jackson, North Carolina Supreme Court, Raleigh
  • Brian F. Castro, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP, Winston-Salem
  • Jeanette K. Doran, North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law, Raleigh
  • Nicole "Nicki" Ellington, North Carolina Lawyer Assistance Program, Raleigh
  • Richard Hicks, HRC Behavioral Health & Psychiatry PA, Chapel Hill
  • Robert P. Joyce, UNC School of Government, Chapel Hill
  • Andrew A. Kasper, North Carolina Department of Revenue, Raleigh
  • S. Chuck Kitchen, Kitchen & Turrentine PLLC, Raleigh
  • C. Amanda Martin, Stevens Martin Vaughn & Tadych PLLC, Raleigh
  • Wilson Parker, Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem
  • Troy D. Shelton, Fox Rothschild LLP, Raleigh

NCBA Constitutional Rights & Responsibilities Section

  • Former Justice Robert N. "Bob" Hunter Jr., Higgins Benjamin PLLC, Greensboro (Planner)
  • Tommy Odom, The Odom Firm PLLC, Charlotte (Planner)

North Carolina: 6.00 MCLE Hours

1.00 Substance Abuse/Mental Health


See pricing below. Discounts may be available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 919.677.0561 for details.