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17th Annual Municipal Law Institute

Released on: Aug. 16, 2017
Running Time: 06:20:25

This Institute provides you 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 view.

You will learn:

  • Legal issues relevant to municipal lawyers
  • Ethics for local government lawyers
  • Supreme court review update
  • Social media and technology
    • Collection and preservation of social media evidence
    • Municipal employees’ use of social media
    • Discovery issues
    • Admissibility and authentication at trial
  • Evolving legal issues that impact transgender individuals in municipal law  

Attorneys practicing in city agencies, commissions, and municipal law departments should view this comprehensive program.

Lecture Topics [Total time 06:20:25]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.


  • Opening Remarks and Introduction* [00:05:24]
    Martha J. Mullen, June A. Witterschein
  • Social Media and Technology: Evidence, Investigation, Discovery, and Appropriate Conduct for Municipal Government Employees [01:15:49]
    Eric Eichenholtz, Jennifer M. Gilroy Ruiz, Jonathan Klein, Sandra Metallo-Barragan, Tracy Paler, Karen M. Griffin
  • Social Media and Technology: Admissibility and Authentication at Trial [01:00:06]
    Eric Eichenholtz, Jennifer M. Gilroy Ruiz, Jonathan Klein, Sandra Metallo-Barragan, Tracy Paler
  • Ethics and Social Media: What Municipal Lawyers Need to Know [00:59:37]
    Karen M. Griffin
  • Evolving Legal Issues that Impact Transgender Individuals in Municipal Law: Select Topics [02:00:54]
    Martha J. Mullen, Sosimo J. Fabian, Wendy Leach
  • Supreme Court Update for Municipal Lawyers [00:58:36]
    Loren L. AliKhan

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:


  • COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK
  • Social Media and Technology: Evidence, Investigation, Discovery, and Guidelines on Admissibility and Authentication at Trial
    June A. Witterschein, Jennifer M. Gilroy Ruiz, Jonathan Klein, Tracy Paler, Sandra Metallo-Barragan, Eric Eichenholtz
  • Ethics and Social Media
    Karen M. Griffin
  • PREA and Prison Reform: Its Impact and Transgender Inmates
    Martha J. Mullen, Wendy Leach
  • New York City Commission on Human Rights, Legal Enforcement Guidance on Discrimination on the Basis of Gender Identity or Expression: Local Law No. 3 (2002); N.Y.C. Admin. Code § 8-102(23) (June 28, 2016)
    Sosimo J. Fabian
  • New York City, Executive Order No. 16, Access to Single-Sex City Facilities Consistent with Gender Identity and Expression (March 7, 2016)
    Sosimo J. Fabian
  • Supreme Court Update for Municipal Lawyers
    Loren L. AliKhan

Presentation Material


  • Scenario
    Eric Eichenholtz
  • Social Media Investigation
    Tracy Paler
  • Social Media & Technology: Preservation Collection Production
    Sandra Metallo-Barragan
  • Scenario in Plain Text
    Eric Eichenholtz
  • Social Media and Technology: Admissibility and Authentication at Trial
    Jennifer M. Gilroy Ruiz
  • Ethics & Social Media: What Municipal Lawyers Need to Know
    Karen M. Griffin
  • Human Rights Act of 1977
    Martha J. Mullen
  • PREA and Prison Reform: Its Impact and Transgender Inmates
    Wendy Leach
  • The Use of Preferred Pronouns Under the City’s Human Rights Law
    Sosimo J. Fabian
  • Transgender Terminology
    Martha J. Mullen
Co-Chair(s)
Martha J. Mullen ~ Senior Assistant Attorney General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
June A. Witterschein ~ Director of Professional Development, New York City Law Department
Speaker(s)
Loren L. AliKhan ~ Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Eric Eichenholtz ~ Chief, Labor and Employment Law Division, New York City Law Department
Sosimo J. Fabian ~ Chief-Special Litigation Unit, Tort Division, New York City Law Department
Jennifer M. Gilroy Ruiz ~ Deputy Chief, Family Court Division, New York City Law Department
Karen Griffin ~ Professional Responsibility & Ethics Counsel, New York City Law Department
Jonathan Klein ~ Deputy Borough Chief of Trials, Bronx Borough Unit, Tort Division, New York City Law Department
Wendy Leach ~ Senior Consultant, PREA Certified Auditor, The Moss Group, Inc
Sandra Metallo-Barragan ~ Deputy Director, E-Discovery Group, New York City Law Department
Tracy Paler ~ Chief Law Librarian, New York City Law Department
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Delaware:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “eCLE” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of eCLE per reporting period, no more than 6 of which may be audio-only.

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Idaho:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Illinois:  All PLI products can fulfill Illinois' CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Indiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance education” credit. Attorneys are limited to 9 credits of distance education per reporting period.

Iowa:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “unmoderated” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of unmoderated programs per reporting period.

Kansas:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “prerecorded” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of prerecorded programs per reporting period.

Kentucky:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “non-live” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 non-live credits per reporting period.

Louisiana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Maine:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5.5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Minnesota:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 on-demand credits per reporting period.

Mississippi:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Missouri:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Montana:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Nebraska:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “computer-based learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 5 credits of computer-based learning per reporting period.

Nevada:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via self-study programs.

New Hampshire:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.

New Jersey:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “alternative verifiable learning formats” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of alternative verifiable learning formats per reporting period.

New Mexico:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 4 credits of self-study per reporting period.

New York

Experienced Attorneys:  All PLI products can fulfill New York’s CLE requirements for experienced attorneys. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Newly Admitted Attorneys:  PLI’s transitional on-demand web programs can be used to fulfill the requirements for New York newly admitted attorneys. Only professional practice and law practice management credits may be earned via transitional on-demand web programs. Ethics and skills credits may not be earned via on-demand web programs.

North Carolina:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online programs per reporting period.

North Dakota:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Ohio:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Oklahoma:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online, on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of online, on-demand programs per reporting period.

Oregon:  All PLI products can fulfill Oregon’s CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Pennsylvania:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Puerto Rico:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “non-traditional” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of non-traditional programs per reporting period.

Rhode Island:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 3 on-demand credits per reporting period.

South Carolina:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “alternatively delivered” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of alternatively delivered programs per reporting period.

Tennessee:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “distance learning” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of distance learning per reporting period.

Texas:  All PLI products can fulfill Texas’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Utah:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Vermont:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 10 credits of self-study per reporting period.

Virgin Islands:  All PLI products can fulfill the Virgin Islands’ CLE requirements. There is no limit to the number of credits an attorney can earn via PLI products.

Virginia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “pre-recorded” credit. Attorneys are limited to 8 credits of pre-recorded programs per reporting period.

Washington:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “A/V” credit. Attorneys are limited to 22.5 credits of A/V programs per reporting period.

West Virginia:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “online” credit. Attorneys are limited to 12 credits of online instruction per reporting period.

Wisconsin:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “repeated, on-demand” credit. Attorneys are limited to 15 credits of repeated, on-demand programs per reporting period. No ethics credits can be earned via on-demand web programs.

Wyoming:  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Attorneys are limited to 6 credits of self-study per reporting period.


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Quebec (CPD-QC):  PLI’s on-demand web programs can fulfill Quebec’s CPD requirements.

Hong Kong (CPD-HK):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for CPD-HK credit.

United Kingdom (CPD-UK):  PLI’s on-demand web programs can fulfill the United Kingdom’s CPD requirements.

Australia (CPD-AUS):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Australia’s CPD requirements. Credit limits for on-demand web programs vary according to jurisdiction. Please refer to your jurisdiction’s CPD information page for specifics.


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IAPP Continuing Privacy Credit (CPE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill Privacy CPE credit requirements.

HR Recertification (HRCI):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill HR credit requirements.

SHRM Recertification (SHRM):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as "self-paced" credit. SHRM professionals are limited to 30 credits of self-paced programs per recertification period.

Compliance Certification Board (CCB):  PLI’s on-demand web programs qualify as “self-study” credit. Candidates are limited to 10 self-study credits per 12-month period, and certification holders are limited to 20 self-study credits per 2-year renewal period.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists Certification (CAMS):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for CAMS credit.

New York State Social Worker Continuing Education (SW CPE):  PLI’s on-demand web programs are not approved for SW CPE credit.

American Bankers Association Professional Certification (ABA):  PLI’s on-demand web programs may fulfill ABA credit requirements.

 

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