Illinois MCLE - Criminal Law Courses

This is a listing of Criminal Law CLE Courses for Illinois. Please make your selection below of Illinois CLE courses. Click "Add To Cart" to purchase Individual CLE Courses. For more information about a particular CLE course, click on the "More Info" link. Click the "Preview" button to view a short preview of the course.

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  • Criminal Law Considerations for Military and Veteran Clients

    Criminal law attorneys of all types often get phone calls from potential clients who are either active military service members or veterans. In this Course, we’ll walk you through what this means for purposes of their case. This CLE will include the following topics: jurisdictional considerations, dual civilian/military investigations, key personnel who may be involved, usage of military or veteran status in mitigation, military pretrial confinement, and more. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Pennsylvania's Preliminary Hearing Makes a Comeback

    The United States Supreme Court has long held that the preliminary hearing is a critical stage of a criminal prosecution. Commonwealth v. McClelland eviscerated the preliminary hearing. This CLE program will examine the evolution of the preliminary hearing and its slow rebirth as a powerful instrument of due process. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • ESI in Criminal Proceedings: 4th, 5th and 6th Amendment Issues

    Electronic information is a common feature of criminal investigations and proceedings at both the State and Federal levels. That information is used in the commission of crimes and may be the focus of investigations and prosecutions. The collection and use of electronic information may implicate the warrant requirement of the Fourth Amendment, the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination, and the Sixth Amendment right of confrontation. This CLE presentation will pro... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Legal Ethics: Confidentiality and Taking Remedial Measures

    Confidentiality is one of the three main fiduciary duties a lawyer owes to their client. Without strict confidentiality, clients may not feel free to discuss sensitive matters with their lawyer. This can sometimes clash with the lawyer’s obligations of candor to the tribunal when evidence that has already been offered turns out to be false. There are significant variations among the jurisdictions on how to deal with evidence that the lawyer discovers is false. Two of the largest st... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • Ethical Concerns for Vehicle and Traffic Law Matters

    How do you respond when a Judge asks you to provide potentially damaging information about your client? This CLE course attempts to address strategies to navigate potentially perilous ethical concerns with regard to Vehicle and Traffic Law matters. I will discuss ways you can be an effective advocate for your client while remaining compliant with your ethical responsibilities. This includes plea negotiations with the prosecutor on DWIs and moving violations, dealing with plea restri... More Info

    $50
    1Ethics Credit
  • New Marijuana Legislation & Vehicular Search & Seizures: Lingering Odor Of Marijuana as Probable Cause & Residue

    This course is intended to provide tools with which criminal defense attorneys can, under the New NYS Marijuana Legislation, the “Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act", utilize from its new search and seizure protections regarding alleged odor of marijuana as alleged probable cause to conduct a vehicle search. We will focus particularly on the recent case of In the Matter of POLICE DEPARTMENT v. XAVIER J. WILLIAMS; Joan R. Salzman, Administrative Law Judge, which retroactively applied... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Preventing Your Worst Tech Nightmare: Protecting Your Firm and Clients from Cybercriminals

    No one likes to think about the worst happening, but when it comes to your firm's technology, it's always better to be safe than sorry. That's why we're here to present Preventing Your Worst Tech Nightmare: Protecting Your Firm & Clients from Cybercriminals, a course that will help you protect your business and clients from the perils of cybercrime. This CLE course covers everything from cybersecurity myths that can cripple your business to attorneys' ethical obligations to be technical... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Challenging the Impermissible Use of Race in Jury Selection

    The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Curtis Flowers highlighted the fact that far too often prosecutors in our nation impermissibly use race when exercising peremptory challenges. This CLE presentation will provide criminal defense attorneys with the tools they need to fight against this unethical tactic. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Criminal Defense Appeals

    This CLE course, presented from the perspective of a criminal defense attorney, focuses on appeals to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeal. The course takes a practical approach to approving an attorney’s chance of success by addressing how issues are framed, the use of key phrases, statements of facts and procedural history as well as other style elements. The course will also address the importance of oral arguments and how to address questions, both valid and not, presented... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Know What Evidence You Have and How to Use That Evidence at Trial

    In order to persuade the factfinder, whether judge or jury, a trial lawyer, whether it’s a civil or criminal trial, must not only uncover the evidence that proves or disproves the cause at issue, but consider how this mixed question of fact and law may result in the evidence being admitted to have any effect on the outcome. Mark Twain once said that the person who expects to get up when giving a dinner speech and have that moment of inspiration as one rises does not understand the nee... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit

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