Stephen Rohde is a constitutional lawyer who will present
1 Hour MCLE on the Current Constitutional Issues
3 Course Dinner -- $50 members; $60 nonmembers; $50 fee for membership per year. FIrst Year Attorneys -- 1 Year Free Membership!
Description of the Topic: TRUMP VS THE CONSTITUTION: During his first few months in office, President Trump has become embroiled in a series of unprecedented legal and constitutional conflicts. He has responded by attacking "so-called" judges and calling the press "the enemy of the American people." Join us for a this timely program featuring author and constitutional lawyer Stephen Rohde, last presided of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, who will explore these vital issues at the heart of our democracy.
Bio of the Speaker: Stephen Rohde is a constitutional lawyer, lecturer, writer and political activist. He is immediate past Chair of the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, Chair of Death Penalty Focus, a founder and Chair of Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace, and Chair Emeritus of Bend the Arc: a Jewish Partnership for Justice. Mr. Rohde is the author of the books American Words of Freedom and Freedom of Assembly and co-author of Foundations of Freedom published by the Constitutional Rights Foundation. He has written for the Los Angeles Times, the Los Angeles Daily Journal and the Los Angeles Review of Books. For over 45 years, he practiced law first in New York and then in Los Angeles, specializing in communications and intellectual property law, civil and appellate litigation and constitutional and civil rights law. He has been recognized and honored for his work by the American Bar Association, the ACLU, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and Bend the Arc. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and Columbia Law School.