Must-Watch March CLE: Gender Discrimination in the Workplace, No-Knock Warrants, Vaccine Liability, and More

Katie Carelli | March 1, 2021

We’re approaching the one year anniversary of national lockdowns and shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders and a lot has changed since then - including the legal profession. Lawline’s March CLE is designed to help you stay up-to-date on all of the latest legal changes and developments. With topics ranging from vaccine injury liability,  to gender discrimination claims, something is sure to pique your interest. Check out some highlights below:

  • Avoiding Gender Discrimination Claims by Attorneys in the Legal Workplace. Women have often been passed over for promotions and subject to harassment in the workplace - including at law firms. This conduct not only violates anti-discrimination laws, but also constitutes professional misconduct. This program will examine some recent and ongoing gender discrimination lawsuits against law firms, and identify lessons from these cases for law firms and attorneys. Airing March 8, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (EST)
  • Knock-Knock, Reform is Here: Analyzing The Future of No-Knock Warrants. In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, many potential reforms relating to policing and criminal justice have taken center stage, including the use of no-knock warrants. This program will analyze a number of reforms being proposed, with a focus on no-knock warrants, the dangers of their use, and the value of potential reforms. Airing March 15, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. (EST)
  • Is There Liability for Injury Resulting from Administration of the COVID-19 Vaccine?. What happens if you experience severe side effects or injury after getting COVID vaccine? This program discusses the immunity that pharmaceutical companies have been granted by the federal government, the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act, and alternative remedies for anyone harmed by a COVID vaccine. Airing March 19, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. (EST)

If you can’t attend a live webcast, don’t worry! All of our courses go on-demand within 48 hours after airing (and you can check them out with our free trial). Check out some recent highlights:

  • 2021 Labor and Employment Law Update. Employment attorneys are facing a lot of new changes in 2021 including a new administration, a new majority on the Supreme Court, and the ongoing pandemic. This program provides an overview of significant new laws and trends including cannabis use and employment, mandatory sexual harassment trainings, the use of biometric data from employees, the latest COVID issues in the workplace, and much more. Originally aired on February 4, 2021
  • What Every Lawyer Should Know About U.S. Immigration Law (Update). Immigration law and policies impact many areas of the law in a way that non-immigration attorneys don’t always fully understand. This program will provide a general overview immigration issues that can affect areas of the law such as estate planning, labor law, family law, criminal law, and more. Originally aired on February 9, 2021
  • Defining Seditious Conspiracy in the Modern Era. The term “sedition” has been frequently used with abandon in the past several months, but what exactly is its legal definition? This program will examine sedition in its legal context, distinguish it from treason, and evaluate it in the context of the events that occurred on January 6, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol. Originally aired on February 19, 2021

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Written by Katie Carelli

Katie was raised in Fort Lauderdale, FL and decided to brave New York City after graduating with her M.A. in English Literature from Florida State University in 2018. When she is motivated to get off her couch, she frequents the movies, the theater, and the museums of the city.

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