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"Famous People & the Law" Bundle for North Carolina (6 hours)

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Overview

Earn a total of 6 hours of North Carolina CLE credit with this popular collection of courses that extract useful and practical lessons for lawyers by looking into the legal files of famous people.  Learn how to avoid common mistakes in Wills drafting with a look at the Wills of George Washington, Elvis Presley, Ben Franklin, and many other celebrities and historical figures.  Earn your ethics credit as Billy Newman provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives and careers of many of our former American presidents.  Learn the inside story on being a lawyer/agent for big-time sports stars with a one-hour presentation from famed sports lawyer Bus Cook, whose many clients include Brett Favre and Cam Newton.   Brush up on your understanding of the rules of evidence with a close look at two famous trials in history - the trials of Sir Walter Raleigh and the Lindbergh kidnapping case.  And finally, learn what every general practitioner needs to know about trademarks and copyrights -- as illustrated by some recent high-profile disputes.  

 

Format(s)

Online Video or Audio (MP3) Download

Credit Hours

General Credits: 5
Ethics Credits: 1

Total Credits: 6

Courses Included

Recent Headlines in Intellectual Property Law

Speaker(s):

William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi

Description:

A sequel to our popular "Ripped from the Headlines" course. This newest installment looks at the valuable lessons to be derived from recent high-profile cases involving copyrights, trademarks, and patents.


General Credits: 1.5

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

Sports Law: An Introduction with Bus Cook

Speaker(s):

James "Bus" Cook, Jr. of BC Sports

Description:

An overview of the various issues involved in beginning a sports law practice.


General Credits: 1

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