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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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Recorded on: Jun. 3, 2014

AMY TAUB: Thank you. Hello. My name is Amy Taub, and I'm a program attorney with PLI. I would like to welcome you to today's briefing. Schuette versus Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, and the Roberts Court's vision of a Post-Racial America. Before I 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 you have access ...

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, ...

Admissions

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Recorded on: Jun. 29, 2012

KENT QIAN: I think we have reached the 10:15 mark, so that's the signal for me to transition to our next topic, which will be admission issues in federally subsidized housing. And to guide us through that, Meliah Schultzman will be the presenter for this part. Ms. Schultzman is an attorney at a national housing law project. She is involved in policy advocacy and litigation to advance the rights of tenants in federally subsidized housing programs ...

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts (Free)

Released on: Aug. 23, 2013

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in a 12-month period, 26.2% of American adults will have a diagnosable mental disorder, and 5.8% will have a mental illness classified as severe. The prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system and some areas of the civil legal system is even higher.  This timely program will focus on the intersection of individuals living with mental illness and ...

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2014

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From the program: Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2014

Released on: Feb. 26, 2014

The business of running a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The repercussions from the economic crisis and the need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty have also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new ...

Elder Law Institute 2014 (26th Annual)

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From the program: Elder Law Institute (26th Annual)

Released on: May. 2, 2014

The 26th Annual Elder Law Institute presents current legal topics important to your older clients, and your younger clients with aging parents.Many of the subjects covered this year focus on planning for incapacity, paying for health care and maintaining the legal autonomy and dignity of your aging clients. The subject of elder law is a part of every practice - we cannot stop the aging process, nor the reality that we live longer and at the same ...

Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California 2014

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From the program: Advocacy for Low-Income Children with Disabilities in California (Free)

Released on: May. 9, 2014

In this program you can receive the basic information you need to represent low-income children in California with education, regional center, and public benefits issues. Learn the basic substantive law regarding special education, school discipline, regional center eligibility, foster care benefits, CalWORKs, and SSI, so you can take a pro bono case to assist a low-income child in California.Lecture Topics [Total time 06:12:40]Segments with ...

Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Advocating for Veterans: The Basics on VA Benefits, Discharge Upgrades and Veteran Cultural Competency 2013 (Free)

Released on: Nov. 15, 2013

IMPORTANT!! GET ACCREDITED BY THE VA BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS TRAINING.Attorneys and other advocates must be accredited to practice before the VA. To obtain accreditation you must complete this form: . 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 and including a copy of your State Bar Certificate of Good StandingWithin 12 months of accreditation you are ...

Social Security Disability 2014: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

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From the program: Social Security Disability 2014: From Administrative Proceedings to Federal Practice (Free)

Released on: Apr. 1, 2014

Disabled children and adults need your help! After the Social Security Administration denies an initial disability claim, a claimant may find it confusing, difficult, and even overwhelming to appeal a denial. Many claimants cannot afford legal representation and must navigate the appeals process on their own.In this free PLI program, you will learn about Social Security disability benefits and how to represent disabled children and adults in appealing ...

Appellate Advocacy 2014

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From the program: Appellate Advocacy 2014

Released on: May. 22, 2014

Appellate Advocacy will give you real-world insight into effective appellate advocacy. You will learn about all aspects of the appellate process, from things to do (and not to do) in the trial court, to strategies and techniques for persuasive brief writing and oral argument, to how and when to seek amicus support, to the rehearing and certiorari processes. You will also hear the "View from the Bench" - what judges find persuasive and effective.Lecture ...

Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9

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From the program: Approaching Veterans Issues: A Legal Overview Including an Update of California Penal Code Section 1170.9

Released on: Jun. 7, 2013

Certain laws and courtroom practices have the potential to impact veterans differently than the rest of the population. This three hour overview will provide useful information to attorneys, judicial officers and others who interact with veterans about the implications of certain laws and practices with regards to veterans’ pasts and futures. The program will focus on Penal Code 1170.9, especially with regard to the 2013 enhancements and will address ...

A Primer on Automobile Fraud

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Recorded on: Jul. 29, 2013

ROBERT W. MURPHY: Hi, Bob Murphy again. And my presentation wrapping up today's seminar is on helping clients avoid getting run over. It's a primer on auto law. Before I get started, I have a little disclaimer. And I just put there because if I say something that's a little bit off-color with respect to a case, or perhaps with respect-- I don't say anything bad about the judge-- just remember it's with respect to me sometimes trying to be funny. ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2013 (Free)

Released on: Aug. 9, 2013

Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented. In this program you will learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills.Lecture Topics  [Total time 03:08:08]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Program Overview and Introductions* ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 (Free)

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From the program: Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2014 (Free)

Released on: May. 23, 2014

Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented. In this program you will learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills.Lecture Topics  [Total time 05:15:10]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.Program Overview and Introductions* ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2013 (Free)

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From the program: Representing the Pro Bono Client: New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp Advocacy 2013 (Free)

Released on: Aug. 16, 2013

In PLI’s New York Public Assistance and Food Stamp program you will learn how to protect the rights of public assistance and food stamp applicants and recipients to these basic subsistence benefits.  Many applicants have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic process to establish and maintain eligibility for public assistance and food stamps.  Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without ...

Asylum and Related Relief

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Recorded on: Mar. 15, 2013

CYRUS D. MEHTA: OK, so we'll get moving with the next panel. We spoke about how people get into removal and deportation proceedings. This panel will generally speak about how people can seek relief from removal and deportation. And just relief in general, because asylum can be sought even administratively outside the removal context. So we do have a great panel. And it's going to be a long panel-- 1 hour, 15 minutes. Each speaker will have 25 minutes ...

Asylum and Related Relief

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Recorded on: Mar. 27, 2012

CYRUS MEHTA: So while the panelists setting up I'm going to introduce the panel to all of you. It's a great panel. All the panels are great but we are really fortunate to have three leading experts. And the previous panel spoke about grounds of inadmissibility and removeability. And this panel will talk about relief when someone's put into removal proceedings. And the first speaker on this panel is Anwen Hughes. She helps overseas human rights first ...

Exposing and Responding to Human Trafficking in 2014 (Free)

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From the program: Exposing and Responding to Human Trafficking in 2014 (Free)

Released on: Feb. 21, 2014

Human Trafficking has long been a hidden problem in New York state and the US.  In 2000, Congress passed the federal Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (TVPA) and has since re-authorized it three times making important modifications.  In 2005, the US ratified the UN Trafficking Protocol.  This was followed by passage of the New York state Trafficking Victim Protection and Justice Act in 2007.  The New York law has ...

Avoiding the Bite of the Unrelated Business Income Tax

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Recorded on: Jul. 16, 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.  ...

Banking and Mortgage Servicing Perspective

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Recorded on: Feb. 12, 2013

We'll move on to the second part of our presentation, and this presentation is from the bank's perspective. And Peter Barwick is going to speak about the way mortgage securities are held by the banks, the corporate trust issues. And Rich Haber and Jeff Jaffee are going to talk about the economics of mortgage servicing. And thank you very much gentlemen. PETER S. BARWICK: Good afternoon. Thanks, Joe. Thank you all for braving the elements to get here. ...

Bankruptcy, Mortgages and Foreclosure: What Bankruptcy Can and Can't Do for Borrowers in Distress 2012

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From the program: Bankruptcy, Mortgages and Foreclosure: What Bankruptcy Can and Can't Do for Borrowers in Distress

Released on: Apr. 12, 2012

In this training you will get an overview of how consumer bankruptcy interacts with mortgage debt and foreclosures.  During the session, practitioners working at the intersection of these two crucial areas in consumer law will provide a basic overview of consumer bankruptcy; share tools for assessing whether bankruptcy might help - or harm - a delinquent borrower; and discuss how bankruptcy can be used to address mortgage ...

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2013

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From the program: Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2013 (Free)

Released on: Oct. 10, 2013

Although the recession is beginning to even out and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in the decline, the recession continues to affect financially marginalized people in disproportionate numbers. Many debtors are unrepresented and bankruptcy clinics are still in great demand. There is a critical need for pro bono attorneys to assist low-income clients at all levels. The practice of bankruptcy law changed dramatically with the Bankruptcy ...

Basic Immigration Law 2014

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From the program: Basic Immigration Law 2014

Released on: Mar. 27, 2014

This program will explain the basic concepts of U.S. immigration law and procedure, and discuss current developments and trends, including a legislative update on immigration reform.Lecture Topics  [Total time 07:03:29]Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program. Opening Remarks and Introduction* [00:06:19]Cyrus D. Mehta Overview of the U.S. Immigration System, Current Trends and Ethical Issues ...

Children's Law Institute (17th Annual)

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From the program: Children's Law Institute (17th Annual)

Released on: Jul. 25, 2014

Whether representing children, parents or a child welfare or foster care agency, in private practice, government, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly complex. This year, PLI’s 17th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare and juvenile justice practice.Lecture Topics  [Total time 06:04:03] Segments ...

California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2014 (Free)

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From the program: California Public Benefits: The Basics for Non-Profit and Pro Bono Advocacy 2014 (Free)

Released on: Apr. 15, 2014

Low-income clients need your help to protect their rights to potentially life-saving benefits.  Many low-income clients have difficulty navigating the confusing and bureaucratic process to establish and maintain eligibility for public benefits.  Without legal assistance and advocacy, large numbers of clients go without the benefits to which they are entitled, which can often lead to unnecessary hunger and homelessness.  Attorneys who ...

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