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Securities Law and Practice 2014: How the SEC Works

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Securities lawyers need to have a firm grasp of not only the federal securities laws, but also how the SEC works to administer the securities laws. In this program, you will be given an introduction to the federal securities laws as well as the operating divisions at the SEC that administer the laws. You will be provided with what you need to know about how the SEC administers the securities laws - and the other agencies that the SEC interacts with ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Advocacy Skills for Administrative Hearings 2014 (Free)

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The need for pro bono assistance with administrative hearings has never been higher. The increased trend of employers challenging all Unemployment Benefits claims has been combined with the explosion of Unemployment Insurance claims during the recession. Budget cuts and program changes have created a “perfect storm” for public assistance recipients. Several significant changes to key benefits programs have occurred in recent years, imposing new ...

New York Housing Law for the Low-Income Client 2014

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

California Special Education Law 2014 (Free)

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Currently, close to 700,000 students with disabilities receive special education services in California, comprising about 10 percent of the state’s public school enrollment. The California Special Education Law 2014 program will provide attendees with a targeted look at a number of hot topics and cutting edge issues affecting the practice of Special Education Law today.

Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation (31st Annual)

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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, ...

Prison Law 2014 (Free)

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Whether representing incarcerated people while in private practice, public interest practice or as a policy advocate, the issues and the environment in which advocates operate is increasingly challenging and complex. This year, PLI’s fifth program on Prison Law will address the legal framework for civil litigation filed on behalf of incarcerated people in federal and state courts from a national perspective.

Working with Survivors of Human Trafficking: Learning about Immigration, Criminal, Civil, and Benefits Legal Remedies in California 2014 (Free)

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You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to survivors of human trafficking, with a special emphasis on immigrant survivors of human trafficking. Many human trafficking survivors have complex and diverse needs that require the knowledge and intersection between multiple legal practices. This day-long program attempts to address the many legal needs that an immigrant trafficking survivor may require. Experienced ...

Nonprofit Organizations 2014: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues

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This program will bring you up-to-date on the latest developments and unique financial and regulatory issues that impact the nonprofit sector.

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

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There are over 21 million veterans in the U.S; many of them are not aware of the benefits to which they are entitled. Medical and financial assistance are available to men and women who have served in the military, but some who can qualify are not receiving the benefits that they need. Attorneys can assist veterans with the problems that preclude them from receiving benefits, such as: Lack of proper paper trails to “service-connect” their injuries ...

Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 (Free)

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Using a lively, interactive format, Ethical Issues in Pro Bono Representation 2014 will examine everyday issues of ethics and professional responsibility in pro bono and public interest practice.

Immigration and Naturalization Institute (47th Annual)

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At this year’s Institute, an outstanding faculty of leading practitioners will discuss recent developments, key immigration trends and hot topics. The conference planners are closely monitoring the 2014 immigration reform debate, and speakers will discuss the potential impact of proposed or enacted provisions on an issue-by-issue basis.

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2015

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Running a nonprofit organization has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. The need to cope with ongoing financial uncertainty has also brought into focus new legal standards for proper investment conduct. At the same time, the changing technological landscape forces nonprofits to confront new legal issues related to innovative fundraising strategies, strategic ...

Diversity & Inclusion in Law Practice 2015 (Free)

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Consumer Bankruptcy Cases 2015

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Featured Faculty/Authors
Oren Bass

Oren Bass ~ Co-Founder, Pave, Inc.

Brad L. Peterson

Brad L. Peterson ~ Mayer Brown LLP

John F. Delaney

John F. Delaney ~ Morrison & Foerster LLP