On-Demand Course Bundle Details

"History, Famous People, & the Law" Bundle for Kentucky

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Overview

Earn a total of 6 hours of Kentucky CLE credit with this innovative collection of courses featuring Billy Newman and his fascinating take on history.  The best thing about the courses in this bundle is that Billy extracts surprisingly practical lessons for modern-day law practice by examining the legal files of famous people, and by finding helpful analogies in the history books.  Learn how to avoid common mistakes in Wills drafting with a peek at the Wills of George Washington, Elvis Presley, Charles Dickens, and Robin Williams.  Get a better grasp on the Rules of Evidence and rules of expert testimony by re-living the trials of the Lindbergh kidnapper and Sir Walter Raleigh.  Get a fresh perspective on the rules of ethics with the help of two of the most famous and beloved fictional characters of all-time: Sherlock Holmes and Charlie Brown!  Finally, learn valuable lesssons from the lives and careers of many of our past presidents.

* Please note that the content in this bundle of On-Demand CLE courses is similar to the content in our Live Webcast entitled "Lessons for Lawyers from the History Books."

Format(s)

Online Video or Audio (MP3) Download

Credit Hours

General Credits: 2.5
Ethics Credits: 3.75

Total Credits: 6.25

Courses Included

"Elementary" CLE: Lessons in Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Ethics Inspired by Sherlock Holmes

Speaker(s):

William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi

Description:

An innovative 1-hour discussion of Mental Health Awareness and Substance Abuse Issues for Lawyers (and the ethics issues they trigger). Lessons inspired by Sherlock Holmes!


Ethics Credits: 1.25

Ethics for Lawyers: Lessons Inspired by the Peanuts(R) Comic Strips

Speaker(s):

William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi

Description:

This course presents a unique approach to the discussion of ethics and professionalism for lawyers.


Ethics Credits: 1.25

Great Trials in History, Part 1

Speaker(s):

William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi

Description:

A fun -- but practical -- way to earn your CLE hours! Billy Newman looks at centuries of great trials and demonstrates that these historic cases can teach us a lot about good lawyering today.


General Credits: 1.25

Presidential Ethics: Lessons for Lawyers from the White House & Its Past Occupants

Speaker(s):

William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi

Description:

An innovative CLE ethics hour: Billy Newman offers a fascinating glimpse into little-known aspects of the lives and careers of many of our former Presidents. From these anecdotes he gleans ethics lessons.


Ethics Credits: 1.25

Wills Drafting Lessons from Famous People

Speaker(s):

William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi

Description:

Extremely practical advice for general practitioners on avoiding common Wills drafting mistakes, illustrated by the Wills of famous people.


General Credits: 1.25