Massachusetts CLE - Constitutional Law Courses
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Defamation and The First Amendment of Speech
The First Amendment has a complicated history with issues such as defamation, hate speech, and incitement. This CLE course will cover some significant and evolving elements that specifically relate to how defamation intersects with the First Amendment. The course will provide practitioners with the understanding of the complex issues that might be of concern to clients, and how to identify and address these issues. No prior knowledge of defamation is required. More Info$501General 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$501General 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$501General Credit
Hot Topics in Employment Law Since #MeToo
The #MeToo movement has been a transformational groundswell that rolled out from breaking news several years ago. The bombshell exposé published by The New York Times brought to light decades of sexual harassment, discrimination and abuse by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, launched the movement and has led to dramatic social and legal change. Following the Weinstein exposé, #MeToo roared across social media platforms, onto the streets and into the courtrooms, as countless individuals share... More Info$1002General Credits
A Quarter of a Century Later, HIPAA is More Relevant than Ever
For the past 25 years, HIPAA has been synonymous with a patient's privacy and security of his/her medical records. One area that has been on OCR's enforcement radar for the past few years is the failure of covered entities to provide patients with a copy of their medical records within a prescribed period of time set forth in the regulations. On top of the recent enforcement actions, reproductive healthcare has taken center stage and with it, areas of HIPAA, including the law enforcement excep... More Info$751.5General Credits
Attorney Discipline, the First Amendment and YOU!
Rudolph Giuliani, Kenneth Chesebro, Sidney Powell, L. Lin Wood, Kenneth Kubrowski and a number of other attorneys who sought to overturn the 2020 Presidential Election are now confronted with potential professional discipline for making false out of court statements. Were such statements protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments? Are there exceptions to the constitutional rights of lawyers to make such statements even if false? What are the implications of such efforts to discip... More Info$1002Ethics Credits
ADA, ADAAA and EEOC Regulations
Perhaps the most difficult law to understand and ensure legal compliance with is the ADA and the ADAAA. Moreover, the EEOC has issued extensive regulations to ensure legal compliance. This CLE program will ensure that you understand the legal ins and outs of this law, how to know what constitutes a disability within the meaning of the ADA and how to recognize when an employee has requested a reasonable accommodation. This CLE will provide the answers to your most difficult AD... More Info$501General Credit
ADA: Reasonable Accommodations and the Interactive Process
The ADA is one of the most complicated and legalistic employment laws out there. This CLE will ensure that employers better understand the legal compliance obligations under the ADA including engaging in the interactive process when an employee has requested a reasonable accommodation. Making sure you get the interactive process correct is tricky for employers. What questions can you ask and what medical documentation can you request. How do you even know if an employee meets the d... More Info$501General Credit
Reasonable Accommodations for Employees Religious Beliefs Under Title VII
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act requires that employers accommodate the religious beliefs of their employees pursuant to. Ensuring that employers understand the meaning of this and how to ensure legal compliance is no easy task. This informative webinar will provide an in-depth understanding of what Title VII requires for religious accommodations, how the interactive process under Title VII differs from the ADA interactive process and what some of the legal pitfalls that can derail a... More Info$501General Credit
Criminal Defense of #MeToo Cases
Experienced sex crimes defense attorneys and former federal prosecutors discuss the nuances of sex crimes trial defense during the #MeToo era. The speakers will discuss unique criminal defense aspects to consider during the investigative, pre-trial, trial, and post-trial phases of a sex crimes case. Highlights include: strategy concerning use of experts, discussion of confessions and inculpatory statements of the accused, cross-examination of alleged sex victims, and other strategies a... More Info$501General Credit