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Bankruptcy Estate and Exemptions

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Recorded on: Sep. 11, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2014 Recorded September, 2014 in San FranciscoBankruptcy Estate and Exemptions [01:03:39] Property of the bankruptcy estate Transfers that the trustee may avoid California exemptions - System 1 and 2 Homestead exemptions Domiciliary requirements Dealing with collateral The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available ...

Benefits for Trafficking Survivors

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Recorded on: Nov. 5, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 recorded November, 2014 in San Francisco. Benefits for Trafficking Survivors [01:14:10] This session will cover the benefits available for trafficking survivors, including non-citizens, and the considerations for structuring settlements and how they impact benefits for trafficking ...

Children in Removal Proceedings: Legal Frameworks, and Best Practices

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Recorded on: Dec. 2, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Unaccompanied Immigrant Children - Effective Representation 2014 recorded November, 2014 in New York. Children in Removal Proceedings: Legal Frameworks, and Best Practices [01:29:49] Why do children migrate? Detention of unaccompanied children A short history of policies toward children The child as client Techniques for interviewing children The roles of adults in the life of the ...

Common New York State/City Rental Subsidies

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Recorded on: Oct. 15, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Recorded October 8, 2014 in New YorkCommon New York State/City Rental Subsidies [00:29:16] Section 8, Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption - SCRIE Disability Rent Increase Exemption – DRIE HIV/AIDS Services Administration – HASA Justin Jose R.S. Lim, Kimberly SkadanThe purchase price of this Web Program segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:Common ...

Compensation Issues

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Recorded on: Nov. 11, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues recorded November, 2014 in New York. Compensation Issues [01:02:34] Recent developments Form 990, schedule J concerns regarding compensation Issues to consider in avoiding intermediate sanctions Proper financial reporting of compensation State law and regulatory issues David G. Samuels, Jean L. Tom The ...

Eviction Defense After Foreclosure

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Recorded on: Mar. 13, 2014

Taken from the Web Program California Eviction Defense: Protecting Low-Income Tenants 2014 Recorded March, 2014 in San Francisco Eviction Defense After Foreclosure [01:15:43] As the foreclosure crisis continues, there is an ever increasing need for legal representation for tenants faced with eviction after foreclosure.  This portion of the training will begin with an overview of the foreclosure process and will cover substantive and procedural ...

Excessive force

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Recorded on: Nov. 4, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Prison Law 2014 recorded October, 2014 in New York. Excessive force [01:30:12] Legal framework for regulating excessive force Practical issues that arise in litigating excessive force cases Role of qualified immunity in excessive force cases Hon. Lois Bloom, Joan Magoolaghan, Mary Lynne Werlwas The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from theCourse Handbook available ...

Fourth Amendment Developments: Stops, Searches and Uses of Force

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Recorded on: Oct. 24, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 31st Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation recorded October, 2014 in New York. Fourth Amendment Developments: Stops, Searches and Uses of Force [01:32:53] Part A. Supreme Court Fourth Amendment Developments Last Term the Supreme Court rendered important decisions concerning cell phone searches, motor vehicle stops, consent searches, and claims of police use of excessive force. This segment of the program analyzes ...

Hearing and Post-Hearing Issues

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Recorded on: Oct. 3, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2014 Recorded October, 2014 in San FranciscoHearing and Post-Hearing Issues [01:28:13]The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Sample Request for Administrative RecordJodie Berger Sample Request for RehearingJodie Berger Unemployment Insurance Appeals OutlineCarole Vigne California ...

Hearing Practice: Request for Order and Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order

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Recorded on: Feb. 5, 2014

Taken from the Web Program California Family Law for Low-Income Litigants: Motion and Hearing Practice, Including a Discussion of Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Recorded February, 2014 in San Francisco Hearing Practice: Request for Order and Domestic Violence Prevention Act Restraining Order [00:58:55] Handling a hearing – arguments, questioning parties and witnesses Possible hearing results Preparing and obtaining ...

Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities

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Recorded on: Nov. 11, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 recorded November, 2014 in San Francisco. Introduction to Benefits for Veterans with Disabilities [01:09:38] To introduce the topic, we will define the term “veteran”, provide an overview of the various benefits that veterans can receive from the VA, discuss the VA attorney accreditation process for ...

Introduction to Children’s Asylum: Jurisdiction and Substantive Law

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Recorded on: Dec. 5, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Representing Unaccompanied Children in California – Best Practices & Key Avenues for Relief from Deportation: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and Asylum recorded December, 2014 in San Francisco. Introduction to Children’s Asylum: Jurisdiction and Substantive Law [02:01:25] Important differences exist in the procedures and standards for children’s asylum cases versus adults. This panel will cover ...

Overview of an Unlawful Detainer Case

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Recorded on: Feb. 4, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Representing Tenants in Unlawful Detainer Actions in San Francisco 2014 Recorded January, 2014 in San Francisco Overview of an Unlawful Detainer Case [01:05:59] EDC (Eviction Defense Collaborative) What it does Rental assistance First Steps When You Get a File Discovery Why and under what circumstances it can be useful Non discovery investigation ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Clifford E. Kirsch

Clifford E. Kirsch ~ Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Tanya E. M. Wong

Tanya E. M. Wong ~ Director of Government Benefits, Legal Services NYC - Legal Support Unit

Kenneth N. Nigon

Kenneth N. Nigon ~ RatnerPrestia