2016 Continuing Legal Education Programs

2016 Annual Institute on the Survey of Nebraska Law

September 9, 2016

College of Law Auditorium

Negotiation Ethics

Speaker: Kristen Blankley, Associate Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Monday, December 5, 2016 
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Baird Holm
1700 Farnam St. #1500
Omaha, NE
Approved for 1.0 Professional Responsibility credit hour

Immigration Law Issues that (Ought to) Concern the General Practitioner

Speaker: Kevin Ruser, Richard & Margaret Larson Professor of Law and M.S. Hevelone Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Thursday, November 17, 2016 
8:00am – 9:00am

Gallup
1001 Gallup Dr.
Omaha, NE
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour  

From Bank Robbery to the Bar Exam

SpeakersShon Hopwood and Judge Richard G. Kopf, Federal Judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska

Monday, November 14, 2016 
12:00pm – 1:00pm

College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 0.5 CLE credit hour 

Why the Immigration System is the Worst Part of the U.S. Government (and How to Fix It)

Speaker: Ilya Shapiro, senior fellow, CATO Institute

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 
12:00pm – 1:00pm

College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour  

Mindfulness for Lawyers

Speaker: Jon Krop, associate at a public-interest law firm in New York City

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 
12:00pm – 2:00pm

College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour (This is a two-hour program, however, only the first hour has been approved for CLE credit)

The Death Penalty Referendum: the Pros and the Cons

Panelists: Senator Colby Coash, Robert Evnen, Professor Ari Kohen and Mike Flood

Thursday, October 27, 2016 
12:00pm – 1:00pm

College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour  

Guns, Bird Feathers, and Overcriminalization: Why Courts Should Enforce the 2nd Amendment

Speaker: Professor George Mocasary, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 
12:00pm – 1:00pm

College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour 

2016 Nebraska Water Law Conference

Friday, October 21, 2016 (7:30am – 4:30pm)
Nebraska Innovation Campus, 2021 Transformation Dr., Lincoln, NE
Approved for 7.5 CLE credit hours which included 1 Professional Responsibility hour

Keeping Your Clients Happy and Coming Back for More - Defining Value in Your Firm

Speaker: Debbie Foster, Managing Partner of Affinity Consulting, Tampa Bay, FL
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (4:00 – 5:00pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Room 113
Approved for 0.75 CLE credit hour

Carpe Diem - Seize Opportunities to Make Change (aka How to be a Good Leader)

Speaker: Debbie Foster, Managing Partner of Affinity Consulting, Tampa Bay, FL
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (1:30 – 2:30pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Room 113
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Power of Process - Why and How to Put Process into Your Daily Tasks

Speaker: Debbie Foster, Managing Partner of Affinity Consulting, Tampa Bay, FL
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (12:10 – 1:10pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Communication Breakdown, It's Always the Same (But It's Avoidable)

Speaker: Debbie Foster, Managing Partner of Affinity Consulting, Tampa Bay, FL
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 (8:30 – 9:30am)
University of Nebraska College of Law Room 113
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

New Space Technologies and Changing Business Models: Perspectives on Regulation. The 9th Annual University of Nebraska Washington D.C. Space Law Conference

Monday, October 17, 2016 (12:40 – 5:20pm)
National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, Washington, DC
Approved for 4 CLE credit hours

ACLU Presents First Amendment Issues in Nebraska

Speakers: Professor Eric Berger, Professor Rick Duncan, Professor Gus Hurwitz, Amy Miller and Danielle Conrad
Monday, October 10, 2016 (12:15 – 1:15pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

The Role of Law in Using the 4 p's to Combat Human Trafficking: Prevention, Prosecution, Protection, Partnership

Speaker: Leah Jonet Albright-Byrd, Glen Parks, Dr. Louise Shelley, and Professor Anna Shavers
Thursday, October 06, 2016 (12:00 – 1:00pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

The Role of Law in Using the 4 p's to Combat Human Trafficking: Prevention, Prosecution, Protection, Partnership

Speakers: LeahLeah Jonet Albright-Byrd,Glen Parks, Dr. Louise Shelley, and Professor Anna Shavers
Thursday, October 6, 2016 (12:00 – 1:00pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom in American Universities

Speaker: Eugene Volohk, Professor, UCLA School of Law
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 (12:10 – 1:10pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Guardianship in Nebraska

Speaker: Michael J. Elsken, Disability Rights Nebraska
Thursday, September 22, 2016 (12:00 – 1:00pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Will the 21st Century be the American, Asian, or Chinese Century?

Speaker: Doug Bandow, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute
Monday, September 19, 2016
(12:00pm – 1:00pm)
University of Nebraska College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

First Tell No Lies! A Hippocractic Oath for Lawyers

Speaker: Richard P. Dooling, Lecturer, University of Nebraska College of Law
Friday, September 16, 2016 (3:00 – 4:00pm)
Hamann Auditorium, University of Nebraska College of Law
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

Prosecuting Child Pornography and Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Speaker: Michael P. Norris, Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of Nebraska
Thursday, September 15, 2016
(12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Hamann Auditorium, University of Nebraska College of Law
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

The Scalia Vacancy: And What Might Happen to SCOTUS and Constitutional Law Under a Clinton Presidency

Speaker: Rick Duncan, Sherman S. Welpton, Jr. and Warren R. Wise Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 (12:00 – 1:00pm)
Hamann Auditorium, University of Nebraska College of Law
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Beatrice 6: Failure of Justice

Speaker: John Ferak, Author
Monday, September 12, 2016 (12:15pm – 1:15pm)
Hamann Auditorium, University of Nebraska College of Law
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

The Next IQ

Speaker: Dr. Arin Reeves, President, Nextions
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Hamann Auditorium, University of Nebraska College of Law
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

Whistleblowing and Ethics

Speaker: Richard Moberly, Interim Dean, Richard and Catherine Schmoker Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 (8:30am – 9:30am)
Niobrara Lodge
803 E. US Highway #20, Valentine, NE 69201
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

Whistleblowing and Ethics

Speaker: Richard Moberly, Interim Dean, Richard and Catherine Schmoker Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 (11:00am – 12:00pm)
Country Kitchen
1250 W. 10th St., Chadron, NE 69337
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

2016 John M. Gradwohl Estate and Business Planning Program

Thursday, May 12, 2016 (8:30am – 5:00pm) &
Friday, May 13, 2016 (8:30am - 4:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 13 CLE credit hours, 2 Professional Responsibility credit hours

The NCAA and the Professional and Ethical Responsibilities of Lawyers

Speaker: Jo Potuto, Richard H. Larson Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Grand Island Stuhr Museum
3133 W. Highway 34, Grand Island, NE 68801
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

The NCAA and the Professional and Ethical Responsibilities of Lawyers

Speaker: Jo Potuto, Richard H. Larson Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Thursday, April 28, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
Norfolk Divots
4200 W. Norfolk Ave., Norfolk, NE 68701
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

Nebraska Press Association v. Stuart: Implications for 2016

Moderator: Bill Kelly, Senior Producer, NET Television & Radio
Panelists: Hon. Steve Burns, Hon. Alan Peterson, Richard Dooling, John Bender, and Rose Ann Shannon 
Closing: Justice William Cassel

Thursday, April 14, 2016 (11:50am – 1:15pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour 

Women, Influence, and Power in the Law

Speakers: Patti Vannoy, Partner, Mattson Ricketts
Gail Perry, Managing Partner, Baylor Evnen
Kelly Ekeler, Woods & Aiken Law Firm
Amy Miller, ACLU Nebraska

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 (12:10pm – 1:10pm)
College of Law Auditorium
No CLE credit hour

The NCAA and the Professional and Ethical Responsibilities of Lawyers
Speaker: Jo Potuto, Richard H. Larson Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Mattress Factory
501 N. 13th St., Omaha, NE 68102
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

10th Annual Nebraska-Lincoln Space & Cyber Conference
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 (9:30am – 3:45pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 4.25 CLE credit hours

iPhones and Suitcase Bombs: Counterterrorism Law in the Aftermath of Brussels, San Bernardino, and Paris
Speaker: Jamil Jaffer, Adjunct Professor, George Mason University School of Law

Tuesday, April 6, 2016 (12:05pm – 1:05pm)
College of Law Room 111
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

My Client's About to Committ Securities Fraud: What Should I Do?
Speaker: C. Steven Bradford, Earl Dunalp Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Room 109
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

Legal Zoom, Legal Hacking and Why You Shouldn't Look for a Job
Speaker: Greg McLawsen, Founder, Sound Immigration

Monday, April 4, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

IP Law Update
Speaker: Molly Kocialski, Director, Rocky Mountain Regional United State Patent and Trademark Office

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Room 113
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Debating Abortion: Are some state laws an undue burden on a woman's right to choose?
Speakers: Professor Teresa Collett, University of St. Thomas & Meg Mikolajczyk, Planned Parenthood

Friday, March 18, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Justice Scalia's Legacy and the Future of the Supreme Court
Speaker: William Marshall, William Rand Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law

Thursday, March 17, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

How the Supreme Court Protects the Free Exercise of Religion
Speaker: Douglas Laycock, Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law

Thursday, March 3, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Dead or Alive? The Second Amendment in Today's Courts
Speaker: Alan Gura, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 (12:00 - 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

The NCAA and the Professional and Ethical Responsibilities of Lawyers
Speaker: Jo Potuto, Richard H. Larson Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Monday, February 29, 2016 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Beatrice Holiday Inn Express
Approved for 1 Professional Responsibility credit hour

Managing Your Professional Online Presence
Speaker: Marcia Dority Baker, Associate Professor of Law Library, University of Nebraska College of Law

Thursday, February 25, 2016 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Happy Hollow Country Club, Omaha NE
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour (0.5 Professional Responsibility)

Overcriminalization: Is America Becoming an Incarceration Nation?
Speaker: Clark Neily, Institute for Justice, Arlington, VA

Thursday, February 25, 2016 (12:00 - 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

Civil Liberties in the Nebraska Unicameral 2016 Session
Speaker: Amy Miller, Danielle Conrad & Spike Eickholt

Monday, February 22, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

The Great Debate: Originalism Versus the Living Constitution
Speakers: Eric Berger, Professor, University of Nebraska College of Law
Lee Stang, Professor, University of Toledo College of Law

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 (12:00 - 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour

The Role of the Police
Speaker: Dan Roberts, Chief of Police, Franklin-Bingham Farms, Michigan Police Department

Friday, January 22, 2016 (12:00pm – 1:00pm)
College of Law Auditorium
Approved for 1 CLE credit hour