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|Judiciary & National Security - War, Terrorism, and Daily Life||
The end of the Soviet Era (sometimes referred to as the post-communist world) has seen upheavals related to historic episodes such as colonialism or ancient tribal hostilities or both. Some history of the Middle East, from Canaan through the Crusades to ISIS, will be traced rather briefly in the segment on “Paths to War & Terror” before turning to how counter-terrorism has impacted both our daily lives and our legal systems. The link from history to current events exists in security screening at airports, courthouses, and public events.
|Jurisprudence and how Judges Rule on Cases||
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
This on-demand webinar presents a study of the concept of “jury nullification” or “jury pardon” in the United States legal system. It includes:
|Jury Research: Intersection of Psychology and Law||
Jury research is a burgeoning domain within the legal field. Jury consultants use psychological theorems and statistical analyses to inform legal processes and assist trial teams with discovery, theme development, jury selection, witness preparation, settlement decisions, and case presentations. This on-demand webinar is an introduction to the way in which jury consultants work side-by-side with trial teams to conduct focus groups, shadow juries, witness preparation, social media profiling, and post-trial interviews.
|Justice on the Reservation: Access to Justice in Indian Country||
In sovereign Indian nations throughout the US, there’s a severe lawyer shortage and nonlawyer tribal advocates representing clients in tribal courts. Some of these advocates are caring and skilled; others do more harm than good. Many citizens of these nations can’t even access tribal advocates and desperately reach out to court personnel for assistance. This on-demand webinar describes the severity of the access to justice crisis in Indian country and explores the roles paralegals might play in alleviating the crisis.
|Law and Ethics||
This on-demand webinar focuses on the law and the ethical issues that arise when laws provide a certain outcome that may not be fair, ethical or necessarily the “right thing.”
Mr. Bermingham analyzes and debates some key Constitutional and State Court Cases that deal with ethical issues outside of the law. The on-demand webinar will include discussion of the Attorney/Client Privilege, 4th Amendment’s Search and Seizure, 5th Amendment’s Due Process, 8th Amendment’s Cruel and Unusual Punishment, 1st Amendment’s Right to Free Speech, and the Right to Privacy.
|Law Practice in the 21st Century||
A relaxed, interactive and light hearted exploration of how the legal profession is restructuring, what is driving the restructuring and what all of the changes mean for paralegals, lawyers and the legal profession.
|Learning About Evidence||
Knowing evidence rules are the real key to success.
|Legal Ethics: Meeting the Challenges of Technology||
Technology presents a variety of ethical challenges. This on-demand webinar discusses changes in ethical rules as they relate to technology. We also discuss ethical concerns and “red flags” relating to the use of technology and the storage and discovery of ESI.
|Legal Project Management 101||
This presentation is designed for paralegals, attorneys, or legal professionals to gain a general level of Legal Project Management. It will address the history and background of the LPM movement, the benefits of an LPM program, the components of an LPM initiative, and what qualities may make a successful Legal Project Manager.