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Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.: Supreme Court Sets New Limits on Extraterritorial Human Rights Suits 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: May. 22, 2013

Taken from the briefing Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.: Supreme Court Sets New Limits on Extraterritorial Human Rights Suits recorded May, 2013.On April 17, 2013, the Supreme Court held in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. that the Alien Tort Statute (ATS), which allows suits in federal courts for violations of international law (including international human rights law), is subject to the presumption against extraterritoriality. Chief Justice ...

Avoiding the Bite of the Unrelated Business Income Tax 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 30, 2013

Taken from the briefing Avoiding the Bite of the Unrelated Business Income Tax recorded July, 2013.The Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) and the related concept of Unrelated Debt Financed Income (UDFI) pose formidable hurdles to lawyers and business people handling investment transactions for nonprofit organizations.  Understanding these concepts and some of the techniques for avoiding them, are the focus of this seminar.  We will ...

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 ...

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 2013 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: May. 10, 2013

Please note: CLE is not available this program.Taken from the briefing Maximizing Your IP Job Search with Loyola Chicago's PLIP 2013 recorded April, 2013.Lecture Topics  [Total Time: 00:57:58]

Maximizing Your IP Job Search with PLIP 2013, Part II (Audio Only)

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Released on: Jun. 26, 2013

Please note that CLE credit is not available for this program.Taken from the briefing Maximizing Your IP Job Search with PLIP 2013, Part II recorded June, 2013.On Monday, June 24, those of you selected for interviews at Loyola's Patent Law Interview Program will get access to your preliminary interview schedules. As soon as you know who you will be interviewing with, you will want to begin preparing for the program.Our speakers: Alissa Holterman, ...

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, ...

Remedies for Victims of Human Trafficking 2013 (Free Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 23, 2013

Taken from the briefing Remedies for Victims of Human Trafficking recorded July, 2013.The newly reauthorized Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPRA) is the cornerstone of federal anti-trafficking law. This legislation provides a variety of remedies for victims and survivors of human trafficking, including providing immigration status as a form of humanitarian relief.Listen to Ivy O. Suriyopas, Director of the Anti-Trafficking Initiative at ...

Supreme Court's Shelby County and the Future of Voting Rights Enforcement 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: Jul. 26, 2013

Taken from the briefing Supreme Court's Shelby County and the Future of Voting Rights Enforcement recorded July, 2013.On June 25, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued one of the most significant voting rights opinions in decades: Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder.  The Court considered the constitutionality of Section 5 of the federal Voting Rights Act, which requires certain "covered" jurisdictions to obtain advance permission ("preclearance") ...

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’ ...

Violence Against Women Act 2013 (Audio-only)

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Released on: May. 13, 2013

Taken from the briefing Violence Against Women Act 2013 recorded April, 2013.The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has been a valuable tool for both law enforcement and immigration practitioners alike. The legislation has helped survivors of domestic and sexual violence come out the shadows and it has provided a mechanism for regularizing the immigration status of these survivors. VAWA 2013 now extends protections to other vulnerable groups.Listen ...

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

Mina Park

Mina Park ~ Director, Banking and Capital Markets Origination Legal, Asia Pacific, Citi

Harvey I. Saferstein

Harvey I. Saferstein ~ Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.