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Accessing Opportunities for Work - Expungement & Employment Laws

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Recorded on: Aug. 18, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Reentry in California - Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration Following Incarceration 2014 Recorded August, 2014 in San FranciscoAccessing Opportunities for Work - Expungement & Employment Laws [01:05:31] Employment is a vital part of the reentry process, and an important predictor of successful community reintegration. Indeed, for individuals reentering the community following contact with the criminal ...

Advising the Family/Client Facing Nursing Home Placement

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Recorded on: Apr. 21, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 26th Annual Elder Law Institute Recorded April, 2014 in New YorkAdvising the Family/Client Facing Nursing Home Placement [01:06:49] A review of the law and process from admission to discharge A specific look at admissions contracts Possible issues/problems that may arise The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online:

A Primer on Automobile Fraud

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Recorded on: May. 12, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 Recorded May, 2014 in San FranciscoA Primer on Automobile Fraud [01:03:24] The topic will cover the basic concepts of the representation of consumers, who may have been the victim of automobile dealership fraud/misconduct, including: Review of dealer terminology and practices Common auto dealer sales and financing scams Use of Truth-in-Lending Act and state ...

Article 78 Special Proceedings

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Recorded on: Aug. 4, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advanced Public Assistance and Food Stamp Eligibility 2014: Special Populations Recorded August, 2014 in New YorkArticle 78 Special Proceedings [01:15:22] Applicable Statutes, Regulations and Court Rules Declaratory Judgment Oral Argument Poor Person’s Relief The purchase price of this Web segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online:Article 78 Proceedings ...

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 ...

Best Practices in Working with Court-Involved Families with Mental Health Issues

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Recorded on: Jul. 16, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 17th Annual Children's Law Institute Recorded July, 2014 in New YorkBest Practices in Working with Court-Involved Families with Mental Health Issues [01:45:04] Families with Mental Health Issues Recent ACS initiatives and guidelines Mental health issues in the courtroom Screening and assessment Use of trauma-informed approaches in child welfare and juvenile justice The purchase price of this segment includes the ...

California Foreclosure Basics; Homeowner Bill of Rights and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mortgage Servicing Rules

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Recorded on: Jun. 17, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Representing California Homeowners and Tenants in Foreclosure Recorded June, 2014 in San FranciscoCalifornia Foreclosure Basics; Homeowner Bill of Rights and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mortgage Servicing Rules [01:09:09] This session provides an overview of the key features of California foreclosure law, including the new Homeowner Bill of Rights and the new mortgage servicing rules from the Consumer Financial ...

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 ...

Client Counseling & Advocacy: The Role of Race, Class and Culture

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Recorded on: May. 14, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2014 Recorded May, 2014 in San FranciscoClient Counseling & Advocacy: The Role of Race, Class and Culture [01:02:07] The goal of this session is to explore the lawyer-client relationship with a focus on the role of race, class, and culture.  Through two interrelated exercises, we will look at 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 ...

Disability Discrimination Update

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Recorded on: May. 8, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Higher Education Law 2014: Current Issues and Recent Developments Recorded May, 2014 in New YorkDisability Discrimination Update [01:00:46] Overview of general discrimination law applicable in the university setting Accommodating students with disabilities in the university setting Assessing and dealing with "direct threat" issues (focus on mental health) Medical privacy issues (including records access) Affirmative ...

Entitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements

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Recorded on: Apr. 28, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California Recorded April, 2014 in San FranciscoEntitlement Programs and Supports for Youth in Out-of-Home Placements [01:01:04] Foster care benefits Subsidized permanency programs (Guardianships and Adoptions) Funding for youth living with relatives The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Entitlement ...

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 ...

Eviction Defense and Fair Housing

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Recorded on: Jun. 6, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Holistic Legal Advocacy for the Homeless: Strategies for Addressing Benefits, Housing and Social Services Issues Facing Homeless Populations Recorded June, 2014 in San FranciscoEviction Defense and Fair Housing [02:00:21] The focus of our eviction defense work is cases involving clients who are at risk of homelessness due to disability and Fair Housing defense. This segment will provide an overview of the Unlawful Detainer ...

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 ...

Fracking Regulation and Policy

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Recorded on: Aug. 5, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 14th Annual Municipal Law Institute Recorded July, 2014 in New YorkFracking Regulation and Policy [01:08:37] Understanding fracking Fracking in the context of energy policy The role of local governments in regulating fracking The purchase price of this segment includes the following article(s) from the Course Handbook available online: Crediting Greenhouse Gas Emission Reductions from Energy Efficiency InvestmentsKatherine ...

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 ...

HOAs, Fair Housing and Debt Collection

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Recorded on: Aug. 25, 2014

Taken from the Web Program What a Homeowner's Attorney Needs to Know About Debt Collection, Foreclosure and Discrimination by California Homeowners Associations Recorded August, 2014 in San FranciscoHOAs, Fair Housing and Debt Collection [01:01:54] Interplay between debt collection laws and HOA responsibilities Disability (physical access issues, service animals, need for no-smoking rules) Religion The purchase price of this segment includes ...

Hot Topics in special education panel

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Recorded on: Jun. 30, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 14th Annual School Law Institute Recorded June, 2014 in New YorkHot Topics in special education panel [01:01:17] Discussion of recent circuit and district court decisions, cases to watch and other new developments Practical tips for litigating developing issues under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act Learn how to create and preserve your impartial ...

How to Find the Right Case

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Recorded on: Jun. 2, 2014

Taken from the Web Program How to Find and Handle Your First Pro Bono Case 2014 Recorded May, 2014 in San FranciscoHow to Find the Right Case [01:09:09] Figuring out what you are interested in What are the constraints and systems of your current situation Finding out what work is available Options in types of volunteering Impact litigation (shouldn’t be your first case unless you are in a large firm and someone else will be involved on ...

How to Handle Your First Pro Bono Case in New York State

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Recorded on: Apr. 17, 2014

Taken from the Web Program How to Handle Your First Pro Bono Case in New York State Recorded April, 2014 in New YorkFirst PB Case in NY 2014 [01:59:19] Recommendations on developing a successful pro bono practice Managing your pro bono matter Challenges and opportunities in direct representation Barbara J. Graves-Poller, Allison Harris, Byrne Harrison, Jan P. Mensz, Aaron C. Morris, Annie PinedaThe purchase price of this segment includes the ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Jae  Kim

Jae Kim ~ Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Rambus Inc.

Lori A. Richards

Lori A. Richards ~ Chief Compliance Officer, Asset Management Unit, JP Morgan & Co

Edwin E. Smith

Edwin E. Smith ~ Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP