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Minnesota State Law Library 2018 CLE Archive

  • The Path to Lawyer Well-Being: Practical Recommendations for Positive Change  
  • March 14, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm 
  • CLE Credit: One elimination of bias credit has been approved (#254539). This CLE is also available for on-demand credit
  • Handouts: Components of Well-being (Graphic)Path to Lawyer Well-being (4-page handout)
  • Description: Joan Bibelhausen, Director, Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers presents this groundbreaking and comprehensive report with recommendations focusing on five central themes: 
    • Identifying stakeholders and the role each can play in reducing the level of toxicity in the profession. 
    • Eliminating the stigma associated with help-seeking behaviors. 
    • Emphasizing that well-being is an indispensable part of a lawyer's duty of competence. 
    • Educating lawyers, judges and law students on lawyer well-being issues. 
    • Taking small, incremental steps to change how law is practiced and how lawyers are regulated to instill greater well-being in the profession. 
  • Autonomous Vehicles: Driving Liability Assessments, Shifting Legal Fault, and Steering Criminal and Privacy Implications
  • Feb. 6, 2018, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
  • CLE Credit: One standard credit has been approved (#252897). 
  • Bench and Bar Articles: Riehl, Damien, Car Minus Driver: Autonomous vehicles driving regulation, liability and policy: Part I; Part II 
  • Description: Damien Riehl of Stroz Friedberg presented on self-driving vehicles. He discussed the legal implications of the autonomous driving revolution, including current and proposed state and federal laws and regulations; potential effects on liability; algorithmic driving decisions' effect on injuries, death, and liability; criminal implications; privacy implications; and ethical implications.

  • Latest Developments with Cell Tower Localization in Criminal Cases
  • Jan. 17, 2018, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
  • CLE Credit: One standard credit has been approved (#252222). 
  • Description: Sean L. Harrington, CIPP/US, MCSE, CISSP, CHRL, CCFP, Esq. of Adamant Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, spoke about recent trends, admissibility, and probative value of cell site localization records offered into evidence for the proposition that a phone was or was not in a particular location at a particular time.

          Please note:  The views, opinions, and statements made at the CLE sessions are solely those of the speakers and do not reflect the views of the State Law Library or Minnesota Judicial Branch. In order to provide these courses free of charge, the CLE speakers volunteer their time to prepare and present. They are not compensated by the State Law Library or Minnesota Judicial Branch.

          Contact:  Liz Reppe, State Law Librarian,  651-297-2089,  
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