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  • June 22
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Jury Nullification and Pardon Fundamentals for Paralegals

June 22

Gain an understanding of the concept of jury nullification and jury pardon in the legal system.

Paralegals are essential to a properly run law office and they need to know how to perform their job adequately. This topic will allow you to understand the legal background and history of what jury nullification is and what it means and how to be able to assist the firm who is faced with this dilemma. This material will give you information and a narrative to understand how a jury may use nullification and how or why a jury reaches a decision, which is in contradiction to the law, i.e., jury nullification. The second section of the topic pertains to pardons and paroles under federal law and state law. This section will help those who are responsible for assisting the analyzation for pardons and paroles. It also helps them in their process to recognize the requirements and differences between pardons and paroles and allows them to understand the difference between a federal pardon and a state pardon. The information will also touch on how a pardon is different from a probation.

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Agenda

Jury Nullification

Presidential Pardons

State Pardons and Parole

The Value of Paralegals

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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.

Credits

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  • NALA 1.5
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.5 hour(s).
     
  • NFPA 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations for 1.5 hours of NFPA continuing education credit.
     

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

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, associates, and other legal professionals.

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James L. Bell, Esq.

James L. Bell, Esq.

The Bell Law Firm, P.A.

  • Founder and senior partner in The Bell Law Firm, P.A., formerly Bell, Thames, Strait & McCall, with offices in Charleston, SC and Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice includes federal civil trial law, tort litigation, medical malpractice litigation, personal injury, arbitration and mediation, and international law
  • Member of The Florida Bar for over thirty years (past member of the Professional Ethics Committee) and the South Carolina Bar (past member of the Ethics Advisory Committee); has also been a member of the Federal Bar Association, the American Association of Justice, and is a past board member and president for the Florida Legal Services, Inc; and has served on the Florida Bar Foundation Board of Governors
  • Honored as one of America’s Most Honored Lawyers in 2020 ( The America Registry)
  • A member of the United States Supreme Court; Florida Supreme Court; United States Tax Court; United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals of Richmond, VA; United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans, LA; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals at Atlanta, GA; United States District Court, Southern District of Florida; United States District Court, Middle District of Florida; United States District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • Extensive history of community and Bar volunteer services
  • Admitted to the Pro Bono Honor Roll by the Supreme Court of South Carolina on March 3, 2021
  • His community volunteer services include assisting with the Boys Club, the YMCA and the Red Cross during several disasters and hurricanes: he volunteered to give free insurance coverage advice in Fort Lauderdale after recent hurricanes and has assisted legal service agencies with state and federal civil ligation matters
  • Currently a member of the Alternate Dispute Section of the Florida Bar and is a volunteer with Florida Free Legal Answers project sponsored by the American Bar Association
  • Written numerous legal articles for the Florida Bar, the South Carolina Bar and other professional publications and has also participated in Continuing Legal Education seminars over the last 25 years in California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, and several medical legal issue seminars, including “Medical Records Seminar - HIPPA Regulations, ” in Charleston, South Carolina and Miami, FL. (April 2009) and HIPPA Medical Documentation Requirements in Florida, Lorman
  • Has continually participated in CLE seminars during entire his legal career
  • J.D. and B.A. degrees, University of South Carolina
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Product ID: 406899
Published 2021
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