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.

Nursing home cases are an important part of any personal injury practice, both plaintiff’s and defense. The role of the paralegal is critical to evaluating, litigating, and trying a nursing home case. This webinar will focus on the plaintiff’s firm process, but much of the material overlaps with defense-oriented litigation. Critical questions and red flags will be identified to ensure that nursing home cases are properly evaluated before signing them up and investing firm resources.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00pm

Immigration laws and policies are constantly changing due to recent court decisions, a pandemic impacting the nation, and a volatile political climate. In this on-demand webinar, we will discuss various immigration-related topics such as the H-1B employment-based immigration petition, travel bans, the EB-5 visa, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Cancellation of Removal applications, and asylum. This on-demand webinar will also cover how legal teams are addressing various legal obstacles in the current environment.

As part of a learning series designed to maximize effectiveness in trial presentation, this on-demand webinar will provide essential tools to properly prepare for an upcoming trial in this new, ever-evolving virtual environment. It will guide you through project management techniques as well as provide strategies to navigate the virtual workflow process. New key features and practical pointers will be explored to enable efficient data processing and document review in a remote platform.

Need help in preparing to take the CP Certification Exam? By purchasing the CP Review Course Bundle you will have access to 9 CP review courses: 

CLE Hours: 33.75 total (Substantive 26.75; Non-substantive 4.5; Ethics 2.5)
(If you earned CLE for a session via the virtutal Conference @ Home, you are ineligible to earn CLE for the recorded version of that session)

This bundle includes the following on-demand webinars:

Are there innocent people in jail? Are there people in jail who are technically “guilty” and yet are not morally or ethically culpable due to violence, coercion, desperation, low mental functioning or even poverty?  How do theories of punishment based on culpability comport with plea bargaining? Is imprisonment always the best option for achieving societal justice? This on-demand webinar deals with the theory, practice, and investigation of actual cases in which exoneration, commutation, and clemency are an issue. We look at the results of past “mercy” cases in an attempt to ascertain what

The vast majority of criminal cases (more than ninety percent) are resolved outside of the trial process through the plea-bargaining process ending in a guilty plea. Proponents of the current plea-bargaining system enshrined in the criminal justice system would argue that it allows criminal defendants options, saves time, saves money, and the criminal justice system would collapse without it. However, critics argue that the rush to resolve criminal cases through plea bargaining jeopardizes the constitutional rights of defendants, who may be pressured to plead guilty when they are not guilty

This 1st Amendment session focuses 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, we analyze and debate some key Supreme Court rulings under the 1st Amendment and how 1st Amendment rights can lead to some unethical Supreme Court decisions.

The ability to ship cargo across the country is crucial to the success of the cannabis industry.This presentation reviews some core features of transportation law before reviewing how states have followed or ignored that guidance with respect to shipments of federally lawful hemp moving through their borders.The presentation uses the lessons of state treatment of hemp shipments to forecast how states may treat marijuana shipments moving across their borders if marijuana is eventually made federally lawful. Some statutory language to address that issue are also proposed.

This on-demand webinar assists those in taking the Certified Paralegal Exam review for the corporate/commercial law portion of the knowledge exam. 

The session offers a broad and basic view of the fundamentals of corporate/commercial law and includes discussions in the areas of: 

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