Facial Recognition - Overview of Issues and Litigation, MN Case Report, and Mpls Ordinance

Event Description

Facial recognition is becoming widely used creating novel legal issues in both criminal and civil contexts. This CLE presents an overview of key issues arising from its use and resultant litigation, explores a Minnesota case where facial recognition was used in a civil context leading to potential criminal exposure, and reviews the issues around the recent passage of an ordinance by the City of Minneapolis regarding use of facial recognition.

This CLE is co-sponsored by the MSBA Communications Law Section and Criminal Law Section


Milda Hedblom | Professor of Political Science and Attorney | Augsburg University 
M. Graciela Gonzalez | Criminal Defense and Immigration Attorney | Law Office of M. Graciela Gonzalez 
Steve Fletcher | Minneapolis City Council Member | Ward 3

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits | Event Code: 349826


Communications Law and Criminal Law Section Members: Free
Non-Section Members: $10
Law Student/New Admittee: Free


Deadline to register: April 21, 2021 

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Abby Ward

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Friday, April 23, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Live Webinar via Zoom