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Understanding Ethical Issues when Representing Sexual Violence Survivors

Gain an overview of ethical concerns when representing sexual violence survivors in criminal and civil proceeding.

Sexual violence is thought to still be widely underreported because of the stigma associated with these acts. In 2014, The Centers for Disease Control and prevention reported an extensive survey concerning sexual violence, of those surveyed 43.9 percent of all women and 23.4 percent of all men experienced some form of sexual violence's, including being made to penetrate, sexual coercion, unwanted sexual contact and non-contact unwanted sexual experiences. This material will help attorneys and other professionals understand their roles as attorneys and advocates with sexual violence survivors with emphasis on the ethical issues that arise.

93 minutes
Certificate of Completion
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Agenda

Representing Child Sexual Violence Survivors

  • Attorney Child Client Relationship
  • Child Protective Proceedings
  • Civil Actions
  • Boundary Concerns for You

Representing Adult Sexual Violence Survivors

  • Criminal Proceedings Against Assailants
  • Civil Actions
    • Assailants
    • Third Parties
    • Settlements and Verdicts
  • Boundary Concerns for You

Procedural Remedies for Survivors

  • Constitutional Amendment?
  • Can We Learn From the Military's Special Victims Counsel Division?
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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on April 17, 2019.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit, of which includes 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5 including Ethics 1
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit, including 1.00 hour of ethics credit.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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Susan B. Ramsey

Susan B. Ramsey

Romano Law Group

  • Attorney with the Romano Law Group
  • Actively litigates cases involving sexual violence, other catastrophic injuries and wrongful death on behalf of victims, cases include injuries suffered by victims of professional negligence, product liability and medical negligence
  • Professional experience began as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit
  • Counseled sexual assault survivors
  • Performed seminars for local police departments, universities, and high schools
  • Received numerous awards and is a member of several organizations
  • J.D. degree, CUNY Law School
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Product ID: 405289
Published 2019
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