For years, Title IX was generally seen by the public at large as a federal law that required schools to provide equal athletic opportunity. Known colloquially as the “football rule,” Title IX cases and investigations led to colleges opening additional women’s athletic sports (women’s rowing is the classic example), adding scholarships to existing women’s sports that previously were not supported, or eliminating men’s sports programs – all in an effort to ensure that a school provided the same number of athletic scholarships to both men and women.  

Emphasis is placed on identifying the truly dysfunctional and difficult people who are in a class by their own and require an entirely different and highly specific skill set.  Learn to triage the bully from other challenging people such as victims, know-it-alls and complainers. Registrants are given proven techniques to identify the most difficult people and protect yourself and others around you to minimize their impact. 

This session focuses on responding to incidents involving possible data breaches, including but not limited to investigating incidents and potential reporting and notification obligations. It also explores current causes of action being explored by plaintiff’s lawyers on behalf of those whose personally identifiable information is compromised as a result of data breach incidents and defenses to those claims.

When it comes to Internet crime only a few offenses make headlines. We all know the downloading of music, images, and movies without consent is illegal, but what else is going down on the world wide web that's landing people behind bars? A lot, actually. People all over the world use the Internet to commit a host of crimes, some of which the public doesn't even know are capable of being done electronically. Registrants learn how criminals use the internet for hacking, spoofing, identity theft and fraud schemes.

Project management involves much more than how to define the scope of a project, plan activities, create timelines and manage budgets. Project managers must also possess strong leadership skills and have problem-solving experience, analytical, people and communication expertise. In this session, Michael Quartararo, the author of the 2016 book “Project Management in Electronic Discovery,” elaborates on advanced project management competencies for paralegals, including the knowledge, talent and skills necessary to successfully lead e-discovery or any other legal project. 

Defensibility and Best Practices in eDiscovery centers around the recently released Commentary on Defense of Process: Principles and Guidelines for Developing and Implementing a Sound E-Discovery Process, published by The SEDONA CONFERENCE.  The focus of this on-demand webinar is to give the participant easy to understand and straightforward guidelines on managing eDiscovery in any case, small or large. Best practices are explained for each phase of eDiscovery that will enable the participant to critically assess any eDiscovery project and to offer real value add to the trial team as a cont

Words matter – the entire world is experiencing a political spasm that goes by various names such as nationalism, populism, or tribalism. There are likewise multiple explanations for how apparently positive trends of globalization and democracy have morphed into patterns of corruption and autocracy. These developments seem to coalesce in a global yearning for strong leaders who at the extreme can threaten the very structure of their governing systems and legal institutions.

Technology in the legal field has grown exponentially more important and complex. This on-demand webinar will cover the impact of technology on employment issues, electronic workplace privacy matters, and technology-related employment law trends. There will also be a discussion regarding recent technology-related employment cases as well as obstacles and practices of today's legal teams.

This course will cover hearsay from A-to-Z. We'll begin by defining hearsay: what it is, where it lurks, and how to spot it. We will examine the basic rules on its admissibility, as well as the policy reasons behind those rules. We will then discuss the most common ways to avoid the ban on hearsay evidence, including using out-of-court statements for non-hearsay purposes, finding exclusions from the rule against hearsay, and applying the exceptions found in the Federal Rules of Evidence.

The 1st Amendment on-demand webinar presented by John Bermingham will focus 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, Mr. Bermingham will analyze and debate some key Supreme Court rulings under the 1st Amendment including R. A. V. v. City of St. Paul, Lemon v. Kurtzman, and Reynolds v.

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