Illinois MCLE - Government and Military Courses

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  • Wetlands Law & Policy: From the Federal Clean Water Act to Local Administration

    Wetlands Science and Law became a very important part of general environmental law, primarily beginning with the Industrial Revolution of the 1700s. Wetlands has paramount importance from the mushy area behind a residential backyard to mitigating Global Climate Change. Topics will include, but in legal parlance, not exclusive of: A brief history of Wetlands – Bogs, Fens, Marshes, Prairie Potholes, Bayous, Swamps, et-cetera The history of law and policy General environmental law I... More Info

    $75
    1.5General Credits
  • Understanding Financial Solutions While Planning for Possible Long-term Care

    This CLE course will provide attorneys with a comprehensive overview of methodology and techniques for preserving their client’s assets while planning for the possibility of incapacity and future institutional or home care services through Medicaid. The presentation will provide an overview of the Medicaid Asset Protection Trust wherein the homestead and liquid assets can be transferred and the Medicaid applicant (settlor) would retain the ability to receive government benefits. He or... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Silicon Valley Bank: Do Its Outside Directors Share in the Blame for Its Failure?

    This riveting CLE course reviews the well-publicized failure of the high-flying Silicon Valley Bank. This bank ran out of money as a result of a quick, massive run on the bank—depositors sought their money back—immediately after the public disclosure of serious financial problems. The demise of this Bank—with $209 billion in assets, its failure was the second biggest in U.S. history—received immediate widespread analysis and attention, much of which has been focused on the quality of... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • The Chevron Doctrine: Revisited

    Chief Justice Marshall memorably stated in Marbury v. Madison: “it is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is.” Decades ago Professor Benard Schwartz’s lectures made it abundantly clear that the separation of powers doctrine had undergone a major case of radical surgery in an increasingly and technically complex society. Recently, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on whether, despite stare decisis, Chevron v. Natural Resources Def... More Info

    $150
    3General Credits
  • The ADA and Employment Discrimination

    This CLE course will focus on Title One of the Americans with Disabilities Act and what the requirements are on employers under the ADA. The class will go into detail as to what constitutes discrimination, conditions which must be accommodated, what type of accommodations a business is obligated to grant, what accommodations a business is not required to grant, the process to grant accommodations, and when a business is excused from accommodating an employee. The course will also inclu... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • New Developments in Veterans Affairs Law

    Veterans law just got more exciting. Although veterans lost an important case at the Federal Circuit on the Blue Water Navy, the implementing regulations published by the VA have given rise to a whole lot of new issues concerning Blue Water and possible expansions to Okinawa and Panama. This presentation is geared toward practitioners who help guide veterans through the labyrinth of the VA bureaucracy to gain benefits tied to military toxic exposure. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • How Magnuson-Moss and UCC Article 2 Apply to Car Warranty Claims: Dealing with Lemons

    This CLE course will teach a general practitioner the basic legal concepts needed to litigate a lemon law case. It will cover express and implied warranties, both under the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act and under state laws; state Lemon Laws; and fraud and state consumer fraud acts. After participation, attorneys will gain the basic conceptual tools to handle a lemon law case. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Data Privacy in Higher Education

    This CLE is designed for lawyers who want a better understanding of the unique data privacy concerns relevant to higher education. Colleges and Universities must comply with data privacy standards that can impact students, employees, alumni, donors, and the work of the institution. The course is meant to provide a general overview of the topic of data privacy as it applies to the unique needs of this industry. More Info

    $50
    1General Credit
  • Unusually Important Federal Tax Cases: What Attorneys Need to Know

    This CLE program covers six federal taxation cases of recent vintage that are important for tax attorneys to commit to memory. Business law attorneys, who often find themselves in federal taxation deep water, can benefit from this Program because they will gain appreciation of the way federal tax law may change through court opinions in contrast to Congressional legislation and Department of Treasury tax regulation writing. The cases together cover following taxation topics: Valuati... More Info

    $100
    2General Credits
  • The SSA Disability Sequential Evaluation Process

    The Sequential Evaluation Process (SEP) is the five-step evaluative process utilized by Social Security to determine who gets disability benefits. But how does the process work? What sort of evidence is needed to get past each step? Can you lose your case at any of the five steps? “Social Security Disability Sequential Evaluation Process” shines light on this often-opaque process to which the nearly 2 million disability applicants each year are subjected. If you’re new to SSA Disa... More Info

    $50
    1General Credit

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