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31st Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation

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From the program: Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (31st Annual)

Released on: Nov. 6, 2014

Section 1983 authorizes the assertion of federal constitutional claims against state and local officials and municipalities. These claims are filed in the courts on an ongoing basis by individuals alleging police misconduct, public employees asserting free speech violations, landowners, licensees, and prisoners, among others. Section 1983 litigation is often complex, raising issues of federal constitutional and federal statutory interpretation, pleadings, ...

Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 2, 2014

Taken from the briefing Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? recorded September, 2014.In 2012, President Obama vetoed the acquisition of windfarms in Oregon by Ralls Corporation, an American company owned and controlled by two senior officials of the Sany Group, a Chinese corporation, based on their proximity to a sensitive military installation. Ralls ...

Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? (Audio-only)

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Recorded on: Oct. 2, 2014

AMY TAUB: Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing, Ralls Corporation versus Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States: Is This Landmark Ruling the Dawn of Due Process for CFIUS? Before we begin, I have some administrative announcements. This briefing will be one hour in length. Please feel free to send questions at any time during the briefing. Please remember that ...

From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2014

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From the program: From the Trenches: High Profile Trials 2014

Released on: Oct. 13, 2014

From the Trenches is all about the best part of litigation - the trials themselves. The program will focus on critical issues and strategies raised in the most significant white collar, regulatory and civil fraud trials of the prior year. Come inside the courtroom with the litigators on the front line who were involved in these cases, including attorneys from the U.S. Department of Justice and the SEC, prominent defense counsel, and federal judges. ...

Accessing Justice: Ethics and Lawsuit Financing in a New Era

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Recorded on: Oct. 30, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Accessing Justice: Ethics and Lawsuit Financing in a New Era recorded October, 2014 in New York. The expense of bringing a case to trial for attorneys, firms, and the parties themselves can be astronomical. How often in your practice do you reject cases because neither your firm nor the client will be able to shoulder the costs of litigation, particularly in cases that will be complicated or protracted? Have you found ...

Employment Law Institute 2014

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From the program: Employment Law Institute 2014

Released on: Nov. 4, 2014

This annual event combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk and achieve business objectives. The faculty is comprised of nationally recognized management and plaintiffs’ attorneys, members of the judiciary, in-house counsel and government agency representatives who share their perspectives, insights ...

ADR Programs in the Workplace

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Recorded on: Oct. 22, 2014

ZACHARY D. FASMAN: OK, folks, let's get started, again. I saw more people interested in coffee than in Diet Coke out there. That's a bad sign, I guess. Listen, we're approaching the homestretch today. I have to say, that you haven't asked many questions or any questions, during the sessions. That's not deliberate. It's your conference. If you've got something to say, let us here it. We're happy to, like most lawyers, we'll just talk and talk and ...

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014

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From the program: Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2014 (Free)

Released on: Nov. 24, 2014

IMPORTANT!!  GET ACCREDITED BY THE VA BEFORE YOU WATCH THIS TRAINING. 1.    Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA.  To obtain accreditation you must complete this form:  . 2.    Accreditation by the VA may take several weeks, so do not delay filing your application.  You can speed up the process by emailing the form to .  3.    Within ...

Annual Update of In-House Counsel's Guide to E-Discovery: Everything You Need to Know

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Recorded on: Oct. 7, 2014

MODERATOR: Welcome back. Hope everybody had a good lunch. Continuing our day, we're going to have our annual update of in-house counsel's guide to E-Discovery, everything you need to know-- implications of the fat draft federal rules on corporate and best practices. We'll discuss possession, custody, and control implications of cloud computing, tool sets designed for corporations, manager services, social media's impact, and predictive coding, does ...

Electronic Discovery Institute 2014: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

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From the program: Electronic Discovery Institute 2014: What Corporate and Outside Counsel Need to Know

Released on: Oct. 14, 2014

This seminar is a must for all practitioners tasked with meeting today’s complicated e-discovery requirementsThe demands and costs of e-discovery in litigation continue to grow. With nearly every case now involving some aspect of e-discovery, expertise in handling the many issues that can arise is critical. Our outstanding faculty of experienced lawyers, judges, and e-discovery professionals will: Analyze the current state of e-discovery Share ...

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 ...

Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

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From the program: Bridge-the-Gap: Basic Skills for Newly Admitted Illinois Attorneys 2014

Released on: Sep. 29, 2014

Taught by a faculty of expert practitioners from varied practice areas, this program will teach you real-world skills and knowledge important to your legal practice. In this program, newly admitted Illinois attorneys can also complete their requirement for a Basic Skills Course of no fewer than 6 hours.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:13:44] Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Opening ...

California Employment Law Update 2014

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From the program: California Employment Law Update 2014

Released on: Sep. 30, 2014

PLI’s California Employment Law Update addresses the issues confronted by employment law advisers, litigators and human resources management and professionals, with particular emphasis on California State law considerations. This program combines a comprehensive review of case law and regulatory developments, an in-depth analysis of emerging issues, and practical guidance about best practices to maximize employment law compliance, mitigate legal risk ...

California Trial Evidence 2014

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From the program: California Trial Evidence 2014

Released on: Nov. 3, 2014

Mastering the complexities of California evidence often can be the difference between winning and losing at trial. Recent case law and statutory developments in the law of evidence render this mastery critical in modern litigation and trials. This program is designed to give you the most up-to-date information on California evidence standards. The panelists represent top-flight trial attorneys and judges who will provide winning strategies for your ...

Case Management of Complex Class Actions and MDLs

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Recorded on: Oct. 21, 2014

CATHY YANNI: Thank you, everyone for coming back. And congratulations to the raffle winner. Our next panel is going to address Case Management of Complex Class Actions and MDLs. They're going to cover methods of efficient case management, coordinating between state and federal courts, and also best practices. The members of the panel are Michelle Childers, Mike Kelly, the Honorable Sandra Moss, the Honorable Carl West. And with that, I'm going to ...

Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL

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From the program: Managing Complex Litigation 2014: Class Actions; Mass Torts & MDL

Released on: Nov. 4, 2014

High stakes aggregate litigation continues to be an evolving area of practice that has experienced a significant shift due to landmark decisions over the last few years.  In this program, learn from an experienced faculty of judges, plaintiff and defense counsel, and dispute resolution professionals the latest strategies and techniques to navigate the developing landscape of these complex cases. The faculty will propose best practices in managing ...

Commercial Real Estate Institute 2014 (16th Annual) -- Real Estate Litigation: A Toolkit for Transactional Lawyers

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From the program: Commercial Real Estate Institute 2014 (16th Annual)

Recorded on: Nov. 24, 2014

Taken from the Web Program 16th Annual Commercial Real Estate Institute recorded November, 2014 in New York. Real Estate Litigation: A Toolkit for Transactional Lawyers [01:15:14] Pre-litigation strategy Litigating landlord/tenant, mortgage loan, and other real estate disputes – Finding the right forum; forum selection clauses – Similarities/differences from other litigation; special REIT considerations  ...

New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2014

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From the program: New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2014

Released on: Oct. 22, 2014

This program provides a general overview of New York law that affects many low-income tenants. Tenants at risk of eviction need competent representation to help them save their homes. In this program, you will gain a broad understanding of some of the law that affects New York City, and some New York State, tenants and can decide whether to partner with a legal services organization or volunteer court programs to take on a pro bono case. Lecture ...

Corporate Counsel Institute 2014 -- Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Virtual Assets

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From the program: Corporate Counsel Institute 2014

Recorded on: Oct. 8, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Corporate Counsel Institute 2014 recorded October, 2014 in New York. Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Virtual Assets  [01:00:20] Practical guide to incident response, especially data breaches involving theft of credit card data in an age where stolen card numbers have a mature value in the black market Dealing with service attacks, such as Denial-of-Service or Distributed Denial of Service (or DDoS) attacks, ...

White Collar Crime 2014: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

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From the program: White Collar Crime 2014: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak

Released on: Oct. 7, 2014

In an increasingly global and coordinated fashion, the Department of Justice, the SEC, the CFTC, and other U.S. and foreign agencies are pressing forward with a white collar enforcement program of unprecedented scope and severity. With a spotlight on the financial services sector, the authorities are advancing novel theories and exacting increasingly draconian penalties. The government’s enforcement agenda is broad and complex, encompassing benchmark ...

Current Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement Priorities-The Enforcers' Perspectives

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Recorded on: Nov. 19, 2014

Taken from the Web Program Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement & Regulatory Developments 2014 recorded November, 2014 in New York. Current Hedge and Private Fund Enforcement Priorities-The Enforcers' Perspectives [01:01:57] SEC Asset Management Unit - enforcement priorities and trends CFTC enforcement concerns, cases and processes The New York State Attorney General – High frequency trading and other initiatives  ...

Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Virtual Assets

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Recorded on: Oct. 8, 2014

SABINE CHALMERS: So folks, from one scary topic of class actions and patent trolls, now to cyber security, which is the other scary hot topic of the day. And this panel is going to be moderated by Ricardo Anzaldua. He's the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of MetLife. He was adjoined, or was appointed to this position in December 2012, and leads the company's global legal ethics and compliance, and corporate secretarial functions. And ...

Data Preservation Process

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2014

PATRICIA E ALBERTS: Thank you, Sue. Hi, all. If you can't hear me, I'm a bit of a low talker. So please let me know. Along those lines, I am going to ask or echo what Steve mentioned earlier, that this is a interactive presentation. I'm going to ask you to not only raise your hand with questions, or to seek clarification, but to also contribute any expertise or experience that you have and can share with your colleagues, share with us. We come from ...

Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

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From the program: Nuts & Bolts of Electronic Discovery 2014

Released on: Nov. 19, 2014

Whether you’re a newcomer to e-discovery or an experienced professional seeking a refresher, you should make sure this program is on your docket With e-discovery permeating nearly every facet of litigation today, attorneys managing today’s complicated e-discovery requirements must learn to recognize the nuances and technicalities involved. This program will provide a solid grounding in the basics of e-discovery law and practice. Attorneys ...

Data Review Process

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Recorded on: Nov. 6, 2014

ADAM COHEN: So just to finish up on preservation. This notion of Judge Schiendlin's that it's negligence, per se, if you don't have a written litigation hold notice. That's been rejected by the Second Circuit in a case called the Chin Case. And many of us don't handle big cases all the time. We may represent clients who are smaller businesses, couple of people involved, and there's no per se rule that you have to have them issue to each other a written ...

Featured Faculty/Authors
Kevin J. Ryan

Kevin J. Ryan ~ Managing Director, Global Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley

David G. Keyko

David G. Keyko ~ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Alyssa A. Grikscheit

Alyssa A. Grikscheit ~ Sidley Austin LLP