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BBA Webinar: Unprecedented: Navigating New Legal Challenges for an Unusual Return to Campus

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


The BBA presents live webinars and virtual events via Zoom. Access to this program is free, included as part of your member benefit. Please register for this program through your BBA account to receive the Zoom webinar link.  In order to receive the Zoom webinar link, you must register at least two hours before the start time of the program.

The speakers will discuss three areas in which otherwise common issues take unusual twists in the COVID-era.  Brenda Ulrich will address copyright questions related to the move to online learning – both in the virtual classroom and the virtual library.  She will also discuss the software service contracts that accompany the transition to online learning, and the particular issues such contracts can raise for higher education institutions.  Phil Catanzano will discuss unique issues relating to the types of disability accommodations being requested and the different ways that institutions are managing these issues.  Some examples include requests surrounding face mask obligations, considerations for service or emotional support animals on campus, and different ways to consider in-person versus distance learning-related accommodations.  Gretchen Groggel Ralston will speak to her experiences in transitioning a higher education institution to this new reality, with a particular focus on the challenges related to preserving clinical education and internship experiences for students across a range of academic programs.

Registration Categories for Regular Brown Bags/Webinars:
BBA Member – Free. Included as part of your membership.
Non-Member - $100.00

BBA Webinars &  Virtual Events are supported by the Joan B. DiCola Fund. The fund was founded in 2015 in memory of Joan B. DiCola to support the programs and initiatives that foster the education and professional development of lawyers and law students. To support this fund contact Erica Southerland at


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