Summer’s over, and we’re back! Nucleus Legal Education live continuing legal education courses resume on September 18, 2017. See our list of courses at our Live Course Registration page or on the Live Course Calendar.For questions and more information, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register now for the Video CLE, Title IX Caselaw Update, 1 substantive distance learning credit, $59. The purpose of this continuing legal education program is to help attorneys understand the latest court decisions interpreting Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as it applies to instances of sexual harassment, misconduct, and violence in higher education institutions. The CLE will include an overview of the most significant Title IX legal decisions in 2016 and 2017 to enable attorneys to understand the issues that currently face institutions of higher education and how the courts have been responding.
Presenter: Sheilah D. Vance, Esq., principal of the Law Offices of Sheilah Vance and Vance Education Law Solutions, is a former Title IX Coordinator. Vance is also an Adjunct Professor at Villanova University School of Law, where she teaches the Education Law Seminar. She is an Affiliated Consultant with The NCHERM (National Center for Higher Education Risk Management), where she assists higher education organizations and K-12 schools in complying with Title IX of the Education Amendments.
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Register now for this Video CLE, Introduction to Title IX: Sexual Misconduct in Higher Education, 1.0 Substantive Credits, $59. The purpose of this continuing legal education program is to help attorney litigators, solicitors, administrators, legislators, and public policy advocates understand the application of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as it applies to instances of sexual harassment, misconduct, and violence in higher education institutions. The CLE will explain:
- the relevant language from Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
- how the US Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, the agency and department charged with implementing Title IX, has explained the mechanisms that insitutions have to have in place to be in compliance. This will include a review of OCR’s “substantive guidance documents”—the Dear Colleague Letters of 2011, 2014, and 2015.
Presenter: Sheilah D. Vance, Esq., principal of the Law Offices of Sheilah Vance and Vance Education Law Solutions, is a former Title IX Coordinator. She is also an Affiliated Consultant with The NCHERM (National Center for Higher Education Risk Management), where she assists higher education organizations and K-12 schools in complying with Title IX of the Education Amendments. Vance is also an Adjunct Professor at Villanova University School of Law, where she teaches the Education Law Seminar.
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Register now for this new video CLE: Understanding Counseling Theory for Personal Support, 1 Ethics, $59. Attorneys may need help to continue to fulfill their professional ethical responsibilities of competence and diligence. This CLE reviews some of the counseling theories that professional counselors use to help their clients achieve and overcome personal challenges. There’s no shame in asking for help, and, this CLE shows attorneys some of the ways that counselors can help.
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Be at the center of everything with this new Video CLE on Crimmigration Practice: Gain practice tips in crimmigration law, which is the intersection of criminal law and immigration. Learn about how criminal activity can have immigration consequences, immigration enforcement, and the role in deportation in criminal enforcement. Presenter: Angelo Cameron. Esq., whose practice includes crimmigration. Cameron is a veteran criminal defense attorney and member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Immigration Council. 1.0 Substantive Distance Learning Credit (PA Accredited). $59.
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Register now for this timely video CLE: Post-Charlottesville Ethics for the Woke Lawyer, 1 Ethics (PA), $59. The violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia of August 11 – 13, 2017 have left the nation reeling. Attorneys, like many Americans, are asking themselves what they can do to help heal the nation and advance the cause of social justice. The “woke lawyer” is aware of what is going on around him or herself, and he or she is aware of what is going on within. This CLE helps attorneys understand the roots of racially discriminatory laws in Virginia, such as the miscegenation law prohibiting interracial marriage and its Racial Integrity Act of 1924. The CLE helps lawyers examine, address, and begin to overcome their own implicit biases, referencing materials from the American Bar Association Implicit Bias Initiative and the Harvard University Implicit Association Test.
Presenter: Sheilah Vance, Esq., of Law Offices of Sheilah Vance, has a long history of working on issues related to diversity, social justice, the legal profession and education at all levels. Vance maintains a private law practice and is an Adjunct Professor, Villanova University School of Law; and Affiliated Consultant, The National Center for Higher Education Risk Management (The NCHERM Group).
New Video CLE: From “Loving” to “Get Out”: Legal and Implicit/Explicit Bias about Interracial Relationships, 1 Ethics
Now you can take this popular course at your leisure as a new on-demand video CLE from Nucleus Legal Education– From “Loving” to “Get Out”: Legal and Implicit/Explicit Bias about Interracial Relationships, $59, 1 Ethics Credit (PA).
Fifty years ago, the US Supreme Court decision in Loving v. Virginia outlawed the miscegenation laws that made it illegal for African American and white persons to marry. While the most harsh form of legal bias against interracial relationships is illegal, there is still implicit and explicit bias related to interracial relationships. This was depicted in the recent number one movie, “Get Out”, which is a social/psychological horror story of an African American man who visits the parents of his white girlfriend at their home. There has been much discussion in the media about the popularity of “Get Out” and what it says about interracial relationships today.
This CLE will discuss Loving v. Virginia in the context of the legal and social implications of interracial marriage in the 1960s and before and Loving’s precedential value in the more recent court decisions regarding gay marriage. The CLE will then discuss “Get Out” in the context of the current social and political environment, both conservative and liberal. The course will weave in a discussion of personal implicit and explicit bias and how it impacts attorney/client relations, from an attorney’s decision to take on, prosecute or defend a client who may be in an interracial relationship to the manner in which that attorney interacts with the client. The course will cover methods that attorneys can use to test, examine, and attempt to overcome their own implicit and explicit bias, including materials from the American Bar Association Implicit Bias Initiative and Harvard University’s Implicit Association Test.
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