Substantive

Substantive credit refers to all categories of public and private law, including but not limited to the law of contracts, real property, torts, and criminal law.

This on-demand webinar assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the Civil Litigation portion of the knowledge section of the exam. We focus on Jurisdiction and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

Your Client's or Company's survival depends on risk management. This on-demand webinar instructs the paralegal on what to look for when reviewing a contract to ensure his or her Client or Company's risk is not at risk. After this course the paralegal will be able to review and negotiate any type of contract and recognize the areas where risk is evident.

Constitutional Law focuses on the structure of the Constitution and why it was written the way it was. Areas covered are the purposes behind both the 5th and 14th Amendments and all the protections for the accused contained in the 5th Amendment, including Procedural and Substantive Due Process.  Furthermore, discussion revolves around the Separation of Powers, the Incorporation Doctrine, and the Equal Protection Clause. The on-demand webinar analyzes and debates some key Supreme Court rulings under the 5th and 14th Amendments, including Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v.

Computer Forensics pose challenges in many legal areas both in discovery and preservation of ESI. Law firms and their clients can both be “forensically challenged” in today’s ESI environment. Securing ESI is a challenge for both law firms and their clients and is one of the hottest areas of technologic concerns.  This on-demand webinar discusses these challenges and present ideas on how to meet them.

In our world of rampant over-sharing, people leave an extensive online footprint whether they realize it or not. Social media evidence discovery and authentication combined with online open source and dark web intelligence are now one of the most fertile sources of criminal evidence. Maintaining accuracy, authenticity, and integrity of evidence throughout the chain of custody is necessary. When it comes to building a strong case, the whole team needs to deliver reliable, defensible data at every stage.

In this on-demand webinar, the following is discussed:

Medical malpractice litigation combines all the demands of complex litigation with a wide range of challenging medical issues. This on-demand webinar will provide an overview of medical malpractice litigation from pre-suit through trial, while focusing on the paralegal’s role as part of the medical malpractice team. Registrants will learn strategies for paralegals at each stage of a medical malpractice case, including medical literature research; records collection and analysis; expert research and retention; trial preparation; and trial support.

Cases are won and lost during discovery. Every successful paralegal must understand the power of discovery, and how to use it to advantage. This on-demand webinar will introduce the different types of discovery that cases may use and explain why they are important, provide an overview of objections, provide encouragement of good, well-thought out work product, and demonstrate how a paralegal’s knowledge of discovery can help (or hurt) a case. 

This on-demand webinar will provide a brief glimpse into:

Clinical research studies conducted in the US are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and by the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, as amended (secs. 201-902, 52 Stat. 1040 et seq. as amended (21 U.S.C. 321-392)). Throughout the research process, there are legal and ethical implications that researchers and doctors, clinical trial sponsors, and drug development companies must be aware of to successfully bring drugs and medical devices to the consumer market.

The deal that has landed in your inbox might look just the same as the last half-dozen, or it might be an entirely new industry or deal structure. Either way, an organized approach to due diligence will help you best serve your client by being both thorough and efficient. This course will cover best practices for doing the digging that is required for a successful and thoughtful transactional practice, and for responding from the seller’s side to requests for documentation and information.

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