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Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and the Roberts Court's Vision of a Post-Racial America 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Jun. 3, 2014

Taken from the briefing Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action and the Roberts Court's Vision of a Post-Racial America recorded May, 2014. In April, the United States Supreme Court rejected a constitutional challenge to Michigan’s statewide ban on race and sex-based affirmative action. Although the vote was 6-2, the ruling produced no majority opinion for the Court. The plurality opinion repudiated the reasoning, but not the results, ...

Chapter 9 - Recent and Possible Future Developments in Chapter 9 in Light of the Detroit, Jefferson County, Stockton and Other Cases 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Oct. 22, 2013

Taken from the briefing Chapter 9 - Recent and Possible Future Developments in Chapter 9 in Light of the Detroit, Jefferson County, Stockton and Other Cases recorded October, 2013.While the country has not been beset by the flood of municipality bankruptcies that some have predicted, during the last five years, Detroit, Jefferson County, Alabama, and three significant California cities (populations of approximately 300,000, 215,000 and 130,000) ...

Foreclosure Crisis Update: National and New York Developments 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Mar. 12, 2014

Taken from the briefing Foreclosure Crisis Update: National and New York Developments recorded February, 2014.Since the foreclosure crisis started, there have been significant private and public legal responses to the foreclosure crisis. This free briefing will explore some recent developments in the legal landscape; have these changes altered the business practices of loan servicers and their foreclosure-service providers? This session will offer ...

Helping Child Migrants: Learn How to Represent Children Who Need Immigration and Family Court Assistance 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 11, 2014

Taken from the briefing Helping Child Migrants: Learn How to Represent Children Who Need Immigration and Family Court Assistance recorded June, 2014.Learn how to volunteer as pro bono counsel for an immigrant child. In the past 8 months, the Customs and Border Protection announced that more than 47,000 children have been apprehended at the Southern border and placed in deportation proceedings. In some of the immigration courts, 12 to 15% of the dockets ...

How to Start - and Succeed - at Pro Bono 2013 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Nov. 7, 2013

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this Free Briefing.Taken from the briefing How to Start - and Succeed - at Pro Bono recorded October, 2013. Sure, you know pro bono is a good idea, and brings many benefits to you, your firm, and the clients you serve.  But where do you start?  How do you know what work is available, and what would be interesting?  What work would fit best with your career goals, your time commitments, ...

Immigration After Windsor: Benefits, Pitfalls, and Open Questions for Lesbian and Gay Immigrant Families in a Post-DOMA World 2013 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Nov. 6, 2013

This is a free one-hour briefing in recognition of National Pro Bono Celebration Week!Taken from the briefing Immigration After Windsor: Benefits, Pitfalls, and Open Questions for Lesbian and Gay Immigrant Families in a Post-DOMA World recorded October, 2013.On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court declared Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, opening a path to immigration benefits for same-sex families for the first time ...

Maximizing Your IP Job Search with Loyola Chicago's PLIP 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Jun. 30, 2014

Please note: There is NO CLE for this program.Taken from the briefing Maximizing Your IP Job Search with Loyola Chicago's PLIP 2014 recorded June, 2014. Presentation Material Quickie List Bay Area May 2014Katharine C. Patterson Career Worksheets 2014Katharine C. Patterson

Muni Bonds, Pensions and Financial Disclosures: Compliance, Litigation and Regulatory Trends 2014 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Mar. 5, 2014

Taken from the briefing Muni Bonds, Pensions and Financial Disclosures: Compliance, Litigation and Regulatory Trends recorded February, 2014.At a time when unfunded pension and health care obligations are accelerating the budgetary crisis for some municipalities, experts fear that current problems are the tip of the iceberg. A new focus on accounting rules, the quality of disclosure to muni bond investors and the due diligence practices of underwriters, ...

Update on CA Penal Code 1170.9 for Veterans 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Feb. 27, 2013

Taken from the briefing Update on CA Penal Code 1170.9 for Veterans recorded February, 2013.Learn about the restorative relief now available to veterans under subdivision (h) of the California Penal Code 1170.9, effective as of January 1, 2013!Under Penal Code 1170.9, where a veteran alleges and the court concludes that a veteran committed a criminal offense as a result of sexual trauma, traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance ...

Veterans Benefits Law: Women Veterans; and Don't Ask, Don't Tell, One Year Later 2012 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Nov. 29, 2012

Taken from the briefing Veterans Benefits Law: Women Veterans; and Don't Ask, Don't Tell, One Year Later recorded November, 2012.Thousands of veterans have returned home from overseas service in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of whom are women.  Women currently comprise 14.5% of the active duty military, and 18% of the National Guard and Reserves.  The VA denies female veterans’ disability claims for PTSD at a greater rate than male veterans’ ...

Your Resume, Research and Bidding: Your First Keys to Success at Loyola Chicago's PLIP 2014 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: May. 1, 2014

Please note: CLE credit is not available for this free briefing. Presentation Material PATTERSON’S GUIDE TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CAREER INTERVIEWING AND JOB SELECTIONKatharine C. Patterson RESEARCHING EMPLOYERSAlissa J. Holterman, Katharine C. Patterson SYMPLICITY INSTRUCTIONSAlissa J. Holterman, Katharine C. Patterson

Featured Faculty/Authors
George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA

George M. Wilson, MBA, CPA ~ Director, SEC Institute, a Division of PLI

Katie M. Lachter

Katie M. Lachter ~ Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Alex Hao

Alex Hao ~ Jun He Law Offices