Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education
Free CLE: September 18, 2010

Recent Seventh Circuit Decisions

Saturday, September 18, 2010, 1:00 PM
Community Meeting Room
Lower Level, Como Lakeside Pavilion
1360 North Lexington Parkway
St. Paul, Minnesota 55103

1.0 Minnesota standard CLE credit applied for; 1.0 Wisconsin CLE credit applied for

Program Description

We’ll be looking at recent noteworthy cases from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Topics include: Wisconsin Unfair Sales Act not preempted by Sherman Act; Wisconsin integrated bar compelled speech limitations; “heckler’s veto”; speech by student organizations; firearms possession by user of controlled substance; Wiretap Act; EEOC retaliation claim; and more. There will be opportunity for questions and answers. Course materials are available at this link (PDF Format).

About the Speaker

Richard P. Clem has a B.A. in history from the University of Minnesota, and a J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law. He has been in private practice in the Twin Cities for over 20 years. His reported cases include: Asociacion Nacional de Pescadores a Pequena Escala o Artesanales de Colombia v. Dow Quimica de Colombia, 988 F.2d 559, rehearing denied, 5 F.3d 530 (5th Cir. 1993), cert. denied, 510 U.S. 1041 (1994); LaMott v. Apple Valley Health Care Center, 465 N.W.2d 585 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991); Abo el Ela v. State,468 N.W.2d 580 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991). CLE credit has been applied for as follows:

Minnesota: 1.0 standard credit
Wisconsin: 1.0 credit

Course Schedule

1:00 Registration
1:10 Welcome, opening remarks
1:15 CLE Program, Recent Seventh Circuit Decisions
2:15 Closing remarks

Como Lakeside Pavilion is located in Como Park, on the west side of Lake Como, on Lexington Parkway. From Interstate 94, take Lexington north 2.3 miles. From Minnesota Highway 36, take Lexington south 1.9 miles. Free parking is available in the two large lots near the Pavilion. There is additional free parking nearby in the lot on East Como Boulevard, and elsewhere in the park. Enter the building through the main café entrance on the parking lot level and take the elevator to the lower level. Outside food and beverages are not permitted, but coffee and a wide variety of food and beverages are available from Black Bear Crossings upstairs.

This program is free of charge. Copies of the course materials will be available, but it would be appreciated if you would download and print a copy and bring with you. Click here to download a copy of the course materials.

Preregistration is not necessary, but if possible, if you are attending, please RSVP by e-mail to

I will be posting video or audio replays of some of my programs on This page. While these online programs are not eligible for Minnesota CLE credit, they might be of interest to attorneys in states where credit is available for downloadable programs.

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