Free Seminar on Hate Crime in Illinois coming to Chicago on October 18th

Don’t miss the free seminar presented by the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Kirkland & Ellis, LLP – Fighting Hate Crime in Illinois: An Overview of Criminal and Civil Remedies and Protections.

We wanted to let anyone in the Chicago area know about this free, two-hour seminar on October 18th.  The focus will be on an overview of hate crime, how it is defined, why it happens and statistics as well as federal and state laws surrounding it.  There will be a special presentation on the Illinois Hate Crime Act and civil remedies for victims.

This course also gives attorneys 2 hours of general CLE in Illinois.  Attendance is free but you must pre-register.  You can do so here.  For more information you can contact Julie Justicz, Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights at or (312) 202-3663.