Washington, DC, United States of America | 14-17 September 2016 | A World of Regulation
Hosted by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel in Washington, DC, the 2016 conference focused on the core functions performed by legal regulators, and issues on the horizon.
|Thursday 15 September 2016|
|09:00 | Welcome | Keynote address | Around the room|
|10:30 | Demonstration of the ICLR website: Watch ICLR.net intro video|
|10:45 | Attorney discipline system intake procedures from around the globe: comparative analyses and best practices|
|13:30 | Admission to the practice of law
Materials: (1) Adoption of the Uniform Bar Examination in the US; (2) Alberta admissions; (3) Canada admissions; (4) IBA Legal Regulators Directory; (5) Intro to US admissions, Laurel Terry; (6) Ireland admissions; (7) Summary of relevant sessions at ICLR conferences; (8) US guide to bar admission requirements, 2016
|14:45 | Diversion: dos and don’ts
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|16:00 | I always feel like somebody’s watching me: reinstatement and supervision of lawyers on probation
Materials: (1) Illinois statistical review; (2) Connecticut reinstatement application; (3) Louisiana readmission; (4) California materials; (5) Missouri reinstatement questionnaire; (6) Singapore reinstatement; (7) Delaware reinstatement questionnaire; (8) New Mexico materials; (9) Netherlands materials; (10) England and Wales reinstatement; (11) Canada reinstatement survey.
|17:00 | A question of trust – an exploration of professional values and standards and what they mean in practice.|
|Friday 16 September 2016|
|09:00 | Rethinking the application of technology to regulatory work
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|10:45 | Challenges facing emerging regulatory systems|
|13:30 | Reimagining the future: how proactive measures can reshape a “lawyer discipline system” into a “lawyer integrity system”
Materials: (1) PMBR materials; (2) PMBR roadmap graphic; (3) Article on improving PMBR, Susan Fortney; (4) Article advocating PMBR to US regulators, Laurel Terry; (5) Infographic; (6) PMBR in Australia
|14:45 | Cooperative efforts and agreement between international jurisdictions|
|16:00 | The take away – what have we learned, what do we take home, and what is the future of lawyers and regulation?|
|17:00 | ICLR in Singapore – a preview | Closing remarks|
The JW Marriott hotel, in the heart of DC’s tourist district at 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.