The greatest trial in history – or just a show trial that stretched jurisdiction & legal principles to achieve the victor’s justice? Maybe it was just the best alternative. At the Tehran Conference in 1943, Stalin proposed “liquidating” 50,000 German military officers.
Cybersecurity – it’s not just for Bill Gates and computer geeks anymore. Many attorneys now have ethical and legal duties to be compliant with cybersecurity laws and also protect sensitive client information.
California has new ethics rules effective November 1, 2018. A former litigator and current ethics attorney, Ed McIntyre fills you in on what’s changed… and what’s stayed the same.
Retirement savings represent the bulk of many clients’ assets. Therefore, dividing retirement accounts is one of the most important aspects of divorce settlements. With a little practical guidance you can confidently navigate dividing retirement benefits for your clients.
In this CLE course, Dr. David Cannon will mainly address the challenges of selecting a jury in a Facebook world, the key social media platforms to search and how to rate your potential jurors.
If your last name starts with A-G and you haven’t completed your CA CLE you still have time. If you comply with your CA MCLE requirement by June 30, then you will only have to pay a $75 late fee and you can avoid being suspended.
The goal of this CLE program is to lay out some of the different people groups that you represent and leave you with a better understanding of Arabic-speaking clients. This course qualifies for Professionalism and Bias credits in numerous states.
What effect, if any, will the popular CBS TV drama “Bull” have on your jurors? Unfortunately, many trial attorneys do not have several million dollars to hire anything like Dr. Bull’s company. We are on our own to determine the best narrative and jurors.
Social media has fundamentally changed our world – including how attorneys select juries. Today, with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the myriad of social networking websites that fill cyberspace, there is a treasure trove of information about most jurors in the venire – and it is readily available at the touch of your fingertips.
Cultural Resources are tangible remains of past human activity that provide unique information about past societies and environments. If you are interested in learning more, Michele Fahley details how statutes like NEPA and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) are deployed to protect these important pieces of our history.