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ABA AdLaw Free Webinar, 5/27 Noon: Federal Civil Service — Confronting Challenges and Searching for Solutions

The American Bar Association’s Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Presents

Federal Civil Service:

Confronting Challenges and Searching for Solutions

Thursday May 27, 2021

12 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern Time Via Zoom

In acknowledgment of Public Service Recognition Week, the Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice is hosting a panel discussion on challenges facing the federal civil service. The panel will address the role of politics, the future of the US Merit Systems Protection Board, ways to improve the federal civil service, and more.

Confirmed Panelists:

Anne Joseph O’Connell, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law, Stanford Law School

Tristan Leavitt, General Counsel/Acting Chief Executive and Administrative Officer, U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board

David E. Lewis, Professor, Rebecca Webb Wilson University Distinguished Professor, Professor of Law, Vanderbilt University


Jill E. Family, Commonwealth Professor of Law and Government, and Director, Law and Government Institute, Widener University Commonwealth Law School


NO CLE Credit is available for this program. Registration is Limited and will close when capacity is reached. Deadline for Registration is Wednesday May 26, 2021 at 5 pm ET. Zoom Registration is required for all participants. Open to ABA Members and the General Public.

REGISTER: Register on ZOOM in advance for this webinar:

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This webinar is part of the ABA Administrative Law Section Series Celebrating Public Service; all the posts in the series are collected here.

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