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How the Private Bar Can Impact America's Indigent Defense Crisis

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

Many misdemeanor courts across the country fail to provide lawyers to the indigent accused despite the constitutional imperative to do so.  Those that do often provide lawyers who are so financially conflicted, or who juggle so many cases at once, or who are appointed so late in the life of a case, that the defendants have in effect no legal counsel advocating on their behalf. This leads to one of two results.  Either the courts experience ...

Working with Immigrants: The Intersection of Basic Immigration, Housing, and Domestic Violence Issues in California 2016 (Free)

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  Webcast

Why You Should Attend You should attend this training if you would like to provide pro bono services to immigrant clients in the areas of housing, immigration, or domestic violence or you would like to improve your representation of immigrant clients generally.  Many immigrant clients require assistance with a constellation of related yet distinct issues.  This day-long program attempts to address these particular areas of overlap.  ...

Veteran Benefits Update: Maximizing Benefits for Service Members Discharged for Misconduct (Free)

One-Hour Briefing  One-Hour Briefing

This briefing will provide attorneys with information to help certain veterans access health care, disability, housing and other services, if they are otherwise excluded due to their discharge characterization.  About 4% of veterans, including 6.5% of recent-era veterans, are unable to access basic veteran services because their character of discharge is less than Honorable.  Many veterans, veteran advocates, and even VA staff are unaware ...

Hot Topics in Child Custody and Guardianship for New York Practitioners 2016

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Why You Should Attend Child custody and guardianship is a complex and ever-evolving area of family law. Those who appear in the Family Courts of New York must understand how to effectively represent their respective clients in these complex and emotionally-charged proceedings. This half-day program will focus on two significant types of modification of child custody and guardianship: changes in circumstances/extraordinary circumstances and relocation. ...

Public Interest Boot Camp (Free)

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Why You Should Attend Public interest law students working with low and moderate income communities often lack the experience to address the issues that many clients face when seeking legal services.  The Public Interest Boot Camp is a free program designed to prepare law students holding summer internships with public interest law organizations, government agencies, and other legal nonprofits to better serve these clients.  All students ...

Prison Litigation 2016: Practical Strategies

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Why You Should Attend This new prison litigation course is a companion to PLI’s Fall Prison Law program and will provide more in-depth analysis of practical strategies for lawyers litigating prison practices and treatment of incarcerated persons.  The program will examine prison litigation from filing a complaint and contentious discovery to trial practice and class action issues.  With prison conditions and the treatment of incarcerated ...

Advising Nonprofit Organizations 2016

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Why You Should Attend Managing a nonprofit has become increasingly complex, as nonprofits are under heightened scrutiny to account for their management and fiduciary practices. This program is designed to explore fundamental concepts and new developments in the federal and state laws affecting nonprofits, as well as new challenges and practical solutions for overcoming those challenges. What You Will Learn Examine limitations on political ...

Mental Health Issues & the New York State Courts 2016: Coercion, Treatment & Procedural Justice

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Why You Should Attend Approximately 20 percent of Americans experience some type of mental illness in a given year, with the prevalence of mental disorders among individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and some areas of the civil legal system, even higher. This timely program will focus on the intersection of individuals living with mental illness and the criminal and civil justice systems in New York State.   What You Will Learn • ...

Representing the Pro Bono Client: Consumer Law Basics 2016 (Free)

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Why You Should Attend Volunteer lawyers are needed to help the many low income clients facing a wide assortment of consumer law matters who are unrepresented.  Attend this program to learn the basics of consumer law so that you can competently represent a client in need and learn new advocacy skills. What You Will Learn Overview of State and Federal Restraints on Debt Collection Introduction to Fair Credit Reporting Act A ...

Defending Immigration Removal Proceedings 2016

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Why You Should Attend With more than 300,000 deportation and removal cases handled by U.S. immigration authorities each year, immigrants in the United States are in need of competent and knowledgeable representation in this important area of law.  Studies have shown that those without legal representation face a significantly higher risk of removal, regardless of eligibility for relief. In response to the acute need for trained attorneys to ...

19th Annual Children's Law Institute

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Why You Should Attend 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 are increasingly complex.  This year, PLI’s 19th Annual Children’s Law Institute will focus on a variety of social and legal issues affecting child welfare and juvenile justice practice.  Experienced ...

California Trial Advocacy 2016

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Scholarships are available to attend PLI programs.  For information, please visit Why You Should Attend If you think you will ever try a case, or if you want to do better the next time you are in trial, then this is the program you have been waiting for.  In this full-day program, some of the most experienced trial lawyers in California will talk about the best way to prepare and present a case to a jury.  We will cover what ...

18th Annual Supreme Court Review: October 2015 Term

Seminar  SeminarWebcast  WebcastGroupcast  Groupcast

Why You Should Attend The United States Supreme Court this Term confronted an unusually broad array of vital constitutional questions impacting myriad facets of society. The questions include such contentious issues as state regulation of abortion, university racially based affirmative action admission programs, compulsory union dues for public sector employees, religious objection to the Affordable Care Act contraception mandate, the right to vote, ...

Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2016 (Free)

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Why You Should Attend In the past three decades, incarceration rates have exploded in the U.S., such that today we incarcerate over two million people, more than any other country in the world. The result is that many more people encounter the criminal justice system at some point in their lives. Indeed, an estimated 1 in 3 adults in California has an arrest or conviction record, and low-income people and people of color are disproportionately ...

16th Annual Municipal Law Institute

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Why You Should Attend This Institute provides attendees with analyses of important developments, emerging legal issues and best practices in the field of municipal law and regardless of experience level, municipal attorneys practicing in a city law department, or attorneys representing city agencies, commissions, or employees, will want to attend. What You Will Learn Fourth Amendment and municipal liability Ethics for local government ...

Ethical Issues in California Pro Bono Representation 2016 (Free)

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Why You Should Attend While the ethical obligations of pro bono legal practice are no different than a commercial law practice, there are practical considerations regarding eligibility of clients, challenging clients, conflicts (similar in theory, different in practice settings), expectations on both sides, case management responsibility, and different delivery models, such as limited scope representation, that cause many professionals to hesitate ...

Bankruptcy Basics for Low-Income Clients 2016 (Free)

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Why You Should Attend Although the economy is improving and foreclosures in many parts of the country are in decline due to rising home values, financially marginalized people still file bankruptcy 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 ...

California Special Education Law 2016

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New York Housing Law for the Low Income Client 2016

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California Trial Evidence 2016

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