Intermediate

Intermediate Level Courses

An intermediate level is most beneficial for the professional with detailed knowledge in the subject area.

 

Nursing home cases are an important part of any personal injury practice, both plaintiff’s and defense. The role of the paralegal is critical to evaluating, litigating, and trying a nursing home case. This webinar will focus on the plaintiff’s firm process, but much of the material overlaps with defense-oriented litigation. Critical questions and red flags will be identified to ensure that nursing home cases are properly evaluated before signing them up and investing firm resources.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

As part of a learning series designed to maximize effectiveness in trial presentation, this on-demand webinar will provide essential tools to properly prepare for an upcoming trial in this new, ever-evolving virtual environment. It will guide you through project management techniques as well as provide strategies to navigate the virtual workflow process. New key features and practical pointers will be explored to enable efficient data processing and document review in a remote platform.

Are there innocent people in jail? Are there people in jail who are technically “guilty” and yet are not morally or ethically culpable due to violence, coercion, desperation, low mental functioning or even poverty?  How do theories of punishment based on culpability comport with plea bargaining? Is imprisonment always the best option for achieving societal justice? This on-demand webinar deals with the theory, practice, and investigation of actual cases in which exoneration, commutation, and clemency are an issue. We look at the results of past “mercy” cases in an attempt to ascertain what

The vast majority of criminal cases (more than ninety percent) are resolved outside of the trial process through the plea-bargaining process ending in a guilty plea. Proponents of the current plea-bargaining system enshrined in the criminal justice system would argue that it allows criminal defendants options, saves time, saves money, and the criminal justice system would collapse without it. However, critics argue that the rush to resolve criminal cases through plea bargaining jeopardizes the constitutional rights of defendants, who may be pressured to plead guilty when they are not guilty

This 1st Amendment session focuses on the purpose behind the 1st Amendment while exploring and understanding the Establishment Clause, the Free Exercise Clause, Freedom of Speech including Freedom of the Press, the Right to Peaceably Assemble, and the Right to petition for a governmental redress of grievances.  Additionally, we analyze and debate some key Supreme Court rulings under the 1st Amendment and how 1st Amendment rights can lead to some unethical Supreme Court decisions.

The ability to ship cargo across the country is crucial to the success of the cannabis industry.This presentation reviews some core features of transportation law before reviewing how states have followed or ignored that guidance with respect to shipments of federally lawful hemp moving through their borders.The presentation uses the lessons of state treatment of hemp shipments to forecast how states may treat marijuana shipments moving across their borders if marijuana is eventually made federally lawful. Some statutory language to address that issue are also proposed.

Over the last several years, the cannabis industry has enjoyed explosive, exponential growth. This is true for both strains of cannabis: federally legal hemp (0.3% THC or less) and federally illegal marijuana (more than 0.3% THC).

This on-demand webinar focuses on how courts sometimes use ethics in their rulings more than following the rule of law. This course discusses how courts have become a critical part of the public policymaking process and whether they should be exercising discretion to make decisions which have far-reaching consequences in terms of the distribution of benefits and burdens within society? Furthermore, this course discusses Supreme Court Justices’ jurisprudence and what guides them in ruling the way they do. We review some landmark Supreme Court cases and how Supreme Court Justices were guided

Immigrant workers in the United States are particularly vulnerable to labor and sex trafficking. This on-demand webinar provides registrants with an overview of specific areas of U.S. law and policy related to trafficking to help people recognize the extent of the problem and to identify ways to assist survivors.

Discussion of new and emerging issues in employment law, including COVID-19-related workplace issues, LGBTQ rights, and the #MeToo movement.

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