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

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Overview

Earn a total of 6 hours of Arklansas 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, Princess Diana, 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.  And another segment presents ethics lessons inspired by a fictional "famous person"  -- the great detective Sherlock Holmes!

Hone your courtroom skills by looking back at two of the great trials in history - the trial of the Lindbergh kidnapper, and the trial of Sir Walter Raleigh.  And much more!

Six total hours of CLE credit, including 2 hours of ethics!

Format(s)

Online Video or Audio (MP3) Download

Credit Hours

General Credits: 3.5
Ethics Credits: 2.5

Total Credits: 6

Courses Included

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

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

"Ripped from the Headlines:" Lessons in Copyrights & Trademarks from Recent High-Profile Cases

Speaker(s):

William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi

Description:

An intensely interesting discussion of recent high-profile cases that illustrate the importance of copyrights & trademarks in everyday law practice.


General Credits: 1

"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