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|Hearsay and Confrontation Clause||
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.
|How Bias Plays a Role in Wrongful Convictions||
Various causes of wrongful convictions will be discussed showing how each cause can be linked back to some sort of bias. Various cases will be used during the presentation to demonstrate this.
|How Online ADR and Jury Research Saves Time and Money, with Better Outcomes||
Online connectivity has transformed every facet of our lives. Technology shortens our commutes, connects us with people far away, and gives us unlimited cat memes... yet many areas of litigation remain untouched - and unimproved - in the way that other parts of our lives have. First Court has leveraged technology to improve two costly and time-intensive practices - mediation and jury research.
|How to Handle Your Lawyer(s)||
An attorney’s perspective on paralegal coordination in the modern law office.
|How to Maximize Your Value and Growth Potential Within Your Firm||
This on-demand webinar will provide practical advice and tips for professional development and career advancement. Learn how to efficiently communicate and market yourself to make an impact and raise your profile. Learn how to maximize your value and minimize your chances of being told no. Whether you are new to the legal field or stuck in a rut, this webinar will prepare you for the next step in elevating your career to the next level and reach your professional goals.
|How to NOT Practice Law||
As paralegals become more sophisticated – better educated, more highly trained, more committed to their careers and professional development – they can veer dangerously close to practicing law. As the profession moves forward and more organizations use more paralegals to do more substantive work, it’s important to define what it means to practice law and ensure paralegals recognize it and avoid it. This on-demand webinar will examine what paralegals can and can’t do, describe the practice of law, and use real world examples to guide paralegals along the right path.
|In-House Management of Outside Counsel||
This session provides participants with tools and resources to help you shine in supporting your legal department’s outside counsel case/project evaluation and management. Learn effective techniques to match outside counsel to specific matters, as well as manage voluminous case/project work load with multiple outside firms and attorneys. We walk through each step in legal department analysis of case/project assignment to obtaining cost-efficient and timely results from outside counsel.
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.
|Intelligent Information Governance and Today’s Paralegal||
Information Governance (IG) is often talked about in the legal world but can be hard to understand. In this timely and informative session, you'll learn what IG is and how it applies to the work of you and your team. Whether in a law firm, corporate, or government environment, you'll also hear what can happen if you don't focus on this important subject. Join us and find out:
|International Corporate Law||
The Basics of International corporate law will teach you the differences between Common Law jurisdictions and Civil law, and the jurisdictions which are Common or Civil law. Furthermore, it will discuss how they affect corporate services. This on-demand webinar will also provide an overview of the concept of registered agent in common law jurisdictions and civil jurisdictions and how they differ. Specific service offerings will be discussed, as it will help you understand what is available outside of the United States.