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Current Trends in Asylum Cases: The Asylum Officer Rule

A few days ago, the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice began implementing a new rule to quickly grant asylum to applicants who are subject to expedited removal and who are eligible for asylum, and to promptly remove those who are not. This new rule seeks to streamline the asylum process and lighten the load of the overburdened immigration courts. Only time will tell if the rule will achieve its goals. We will review the new mechanism, focusing on due process...

General Credits
1
Price$50

Statutory Interpretation: Do the Words “because of… sex” Include “Sexual Orientation” and “Transgender Identity”?

“…because of sex.” They seem like simple words, but are integral in the context of employment discrimination. This CLE course will address prior United States Supreme Court litigation such as Hopkins and Oncale regarding whether sexual orientation and transgender identity were included in the statutory definition of “sex.” The course will evaluate three cases before the Court decided on the basis of statutory interpretation, and how they address the question of the court’s st...

General Credits
4
Price$200

Defending DWAI Drug Cases

This CLE course is intended to provide tools with which NY criminal defense attorneys can digest and attack the evidence utilized in DWAI drug cases. We are seeing an increase in the inflexibility of prosecutors to offer standard reductions in DWAI drug cases which requires more of these cases to proceed to hearings and a trial. The speaker will discuss blood test results and how to use them to affirmatively attack the People’s case. Additionally, we will dissect the drug recognitio...

General Credits
1.75
Price$75

Cutting Through the Noise: A Primer on Title VII Protections, Sexual Harassment, Racial Discrimination in the Workplace

In light of the plethora of sexual harassment and racial discrimination incidents we hear about in the media, this course has been developed to cut through some of the misconceptions surrounding the legal aspects of these matters and provides key information about legal responsibilities relating to workplace practices. This is an ideal primer for newer attorneys or those who do not practice in the employment law arena. We will cover the basic protections against discrimination in the w...

General Credits
1.25
Price$50

Recent Important Civil Cases of The Virginia Supreme Court For All Civil Litigators

This CLE program will review 44 written summaries of recent opinions of the Virginia Supreme Court of importance for attorneys practicing civil law in Virginia. These cases cover a wide range of topics including torts, wrongful death, civil rights, contracts, economic loss rule, family law, civil procedure, evidence, causes of action, and affirmative defenses, including immunity and resjudicata/collateral estoppel. Each summary includes an alert which all lawyers should consider from t...

General Credits
2
Price$100

Successful Negotiations in Presidential History

Negotiations are sometimes referred to as "the art of the possible". This course, entitled "Negotiations and the Modern Presidency" will utilize US presidential history as a backdrop for analyzing successful, and failed, negotiations and what we can learn from them. Topics to be explored are: Basic principles of negotiation Changes brought about in post-World War II America Negotiations and the civil rights movement Negotiating America's role in the world Negotiating War and Pea...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Crimmigration Essentials: What Attorneys Need to Know

Crimmigration can be a trip down the proverbial rabbit hole so let’s get back to basics. Develop an effective roadmap to get to answers that count for your non-citizen clients charged with criminal offenses, and more. Walking through a time-proven analysis, this CLE course will provide the bearings needed to get to real answers that equally protect your practice and your non-citizen clients.

General Credits
1
Price$50

Policing under Section 1983: The Year in Review

The past few years have been a monumental one for policing in America. Get on top of the developments that will affect your practice. First, a review of the Supreme Court’s term: residential searches under Caniglia v. Strom; residential arrests under Lange v. California; and intent to restrain as a seizure under Torres v. Madrid. Next, the top ten ways policing after George Floyd and Breonna Taylor will affect your practice: from qualified immunity, choke holds, and no-knock warrants;...

General Credits
1.5
Price$75

Police Misconduct: Litigation Under 42 USC §1983

This CLE course will review all major aspects of federal litigation arising out of police misconduct, focusing on claims of excessive force and wrongful arrest. Major doctrinal issues will be addressed, including claims under the 4th, 5th, and 14th Amendments against individuals and governmental entities, and the qualified immunity defense. Practice pointers will also be offered to both plaintiffs’ and defense counsel. Several exhibits will be provided to illustrate points made, and us...

General Credits
2.25
Price$100

Deep Delta Justice: A Black Teen, His Lawyer and Their Groundbreaking Battle for Civil Rights in the South

Join us for a very special event as Matthew Van Meter discusses his book Deep Delta Justice, the book that inspired the documentary A Crime on the Bayou. The book tells the “astonishing history” of a lawyer and his defendant who together achieved a “civil rights milestone.” . Van Meter revisits Duncan v. Louisiana, the 1968 landmark Supreme Court decision which affirmed that the constitutional right to a jury trail applied to state courts. It started with the 1966 arrest of a 19...

General Credits
0.75
Price$35
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