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STEUBENVILLE – The Center for Criminal Justice, Law and Ethics at Franciscan University of Steubenville will hold two continuing legal education courses for legal professionals covering topics on the lethal use of force, abortion, Natural Law and the Supreme Court.

In “Less lethal use of force,” Edward Bogats Jr., a world-renowned expert on the subject, former police chief and adjunct professor at Franciscan University, will discuss the tactics, techniques, legal analysis and challenges in the use of violent encounters by law enforcement. The course is aimed at municipal and departmental lawyers.

The course will be held from 09:00 to 16:30 2 December. Registration is $149, or $99 for non-lawyers or students not earning CLE credit, and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

In “Abortion, Natural Law, and the Supreme Court: The Genealogy of Change in a Post-Roe World,” Dr. Charles P. Nemeth, director of Franciscan’s Criminal Justice Program, will present the history and legal genealogy of the Roe v. Wade decision examines what led up to Dobbs. The original text, legal principles and progeny of jurisprudence will be assessed and evaluated. The course concludes on how the Dobbs decision should be interpreted and what the abortion legal landscape is likely to be in a post-Dobbs world.

The course will be held from 9 am. to 1:30 p.m. December 9. Registration is $119, or $49 for non-attorneys not earning CLE credit, and includes a light breakfast and lunch.

Both courses will be held at Franciscan University.

To learn more and register online, visit centerforcriminaljustice.com.



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