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An Essential Guide to Police Liability Claims
Increased media focus on police misconduct has brought the issue to the forefront of the public conscience. How prepared are you to handle the complexities of a police misconduct lawsuit? In this comprehensive overview of these contentious claims, experienced attorney faculty will share their years of experience so you can more effectively weigh the strengths and weaknesses of a claim, overcome document discovery hurdles, recognize inconsistencies in incident reports and more. Don't miss this practical seminar on the in's and out's of police liability claims - register today!
This basic-to-intermediate level seminar provides practical knowledge on police liability claims for:
including - Ethics: 1.00
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 6.0 hours, of which 1.0 hour will apply to legal ethics. NBI, Inc. certifies this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education. NBI, Inc. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider - #53.
NBI, Inc. is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. NBI, Inc. is authorized by IACET to offer 0.60 CEUs for this program. At the end of the program, participants must complete a self-assessment in order to receive credit. 100% attendance is required. (Provider #1004558)
Upon completion of this course, attendee will be able to: 1. Describe 42 US Code Section 1983 basics. 2. State the discovery restrictions on police records. 3. Describe how qualified immunity works. 4. State when to settle a police liability claim. 5. Describe how expert witnesses are used in police liability claims. 6. Identify two police liability legal updates. 7. Describe an attorney's obligations as an officer of the court.
JOHN L. BURRIS is the founder of the Law Offices of John L. Burris. He is primarily known for his work in the areas of civil rights, with an emphasis on police misconduct, excessive force cases raising federal questions under Federal Code Section 1983. His other practice areas include employment litigation, criminal defense, personal injury, and toxic torts and mass class actions. Mr. Burris is admitted to practice in the states of California and Illinois. He's a member of the Board of Directors for the National Police Accountability Project, as well as the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. Mr. Burris earned his B.S. degree from Golden Gate University, his M.B.A. degree from U.C. Berkeley Graduate School of Business, and his J.D. degree from University of California at Berkeley Boalt School of Law.
KEVIN A. FLAUTT is senior counsel with Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard, where he advises and litigates on behalf of public agency clients in all matters, including due process and discipline for public sector employees, wage and hour issues, labor and collective bargaining issues, and other public employment-based actions. Mr. Flautt is a member of the State Bar of California and the Sacramento County Bar Association. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of California, San Diego and his J.D. degree, with honors, from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.
CHRISTOPHER ONSTOTT is an attorney with the law firm of Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard, where he practices labor and employment law. He defends employers against race, sex and disability discrimination; and harassment claims; as well as wage claims in both federal and state courts. Mr. Onstott earned his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University; and his J.D. degree, with high honors, from the University of Texas School of Law.
DOUGLAS R. THORN is a trial attorney and founder of Thorn Law Firm in Sacramento, where he focuses his practice in civil rights and constitutional law. Mr. Thorn is a member of the State Bar of California and Kansas Bar Association, and earned the master advocate designation from the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He currently serves on the VDRP and Pro Bono panels of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California and has been a judge pro tem for the Sacramento Superior Court for more than 25 years. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration (accounting) from Kansas State University and his J.D. degree from Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas.
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