This bundle contains 6.0 hours of Missouri CLE requirement. After completing these hours, Missouri attorneys self-report these hours. Please note that Missouri does not accredit or specify materials that qualify for self-study credit. Up to six hours each reporting year may be earned through self-study activities.
This class is for all attorneys, including constitutional attorneys, and focuses on the recent landmark cases coming from the Supreme Court, including the use race as a factor in college admissions, same sex marriage, the Affordable Care Act and the right to bear arms.
It's every litigator's worst nightmare. Worse than appearing before a court sans-trousers. Being on the receiving end of a harsh rebuke from a judge does not end up on too many lawyer's "Top 10 Fondest Memories" list. That being said, there is a lot to learn about oral argument from bench slaps. We look at some of the worst bench slaps, analyze why the slap occurred, and most importantly, how you can avoid it happening to you!
Just like war, cross-examination is an art. And when one sees a beautiful cross examination, it is a treasured moment indeed! This class looks at the ten rules for beautiful, yet deadly, cross examinations, and then gives a practical step by step guide on how to do an effective cross examination. This class is for all attorneys.
Every litigator has witnessed it – the attorney who insists on abusing every ethical rule in depositions. This class looks at the best, and the worst practices for depositions. After this class, you will know how to spot unethical attorney conduct during a deposition, what to do about it, and also what you should be doing during your depositions.