Homecoming CLEs

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Homecoming CLEs

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Each year, the St. Mary's University School of Law hosts a Homecoming CLE and Reunion which includes a free full-day CLE program at the law school campus, a lunch celebrating the 50-year class and the Dean’s Reception.

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HomecomingCLE

Items in the Homecoming CLEs Collection

This presentation will examine under what circumstances an attorney may charge a “non-refundable” fee.

During this session, Professor Scott will present the most important cases decided by the Texas Supreme Court during the past year and thoughts concerning the future direction of the court.

In the wake of Michael Morton wrongful conviction case, the Texas Legislature modified state rules regarding the production of evidence in criminal cases. Predating this change which became effective in January of this year, most discovery in state…

The Hon. Larry Noll will discuss myths and misconceptions regarding the UCCJEA Chapter 152 of the Texas Family Code, including home state jurisdiction; initial child-custody jurisdiction; exclusive continuing jurisdiction; jurisdiction to modify;…

The Hon. Larry Noll will discuss myths and misconceptions regarding the UCCJEA Chapter 152 of the Texas Family Code, including home state jurisdiction; initial child-custody jurisdiction; exclusive continuing jurisdiction; jurisdiction to modify;…

This presentation will explore water rights in the context of water treatment technologies.

This presentation will explore water rights in the context of water treatment technologies.

This session will cover best practices for structuring fee agreements with clients, recovering attorney fees during settlement or trial, and evaluating cases for representation where fee-shifting statutes are available.

This presentation will provide a brief history of the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the federal courts and will focus on the types of ADR programs, referral methods and types of neutrals authorized by federal district courts.

This presentation will provide a brief history of the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the federal courts and will focus on the types of ADR programs, referral methods and types of neutrals authorized by federal district courts.

American lawyers have struggled with their role and status as professionals in a democratic society since the United States became a nation. This presentation will discuss how lawyers have proposed standards of ethics that protect and defend their…

The schedule for the 2014 annual Homecoming CLE hosted by St. Mary's University School of Law in San Antonio Texas.

America's use of force regarding Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya as well as the threat of force in the persistent conflicts with Iran and North Korea will be discussed. These events illustrate the inextricable linkage between international ethics,…

L. Wayne Scott, Professor of Law and Director of ADR Studies During this session, the most important cases decided by the Texas Supreme Court during the past year and thoughts concerning the future direction of the court will be presented.

Recent Texas, and some federal cases, addressing the admissibility of lay and opinion testimony in both civil and criminal cases in Texas will be examined. The respective roles of the trial judge, the proponent and the opponent in dealing with…

Hon. Xavier Rodriguez, United States District Judge for the Western District of Texas, and Adjunct Professor. He will speak on the topic, The Declining Jury Trial. Less than two percent of civil cases eventually are decided before a jury. What does…

In 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court approved the use of “anticipatory search warrants.” Texas law, however, says nothing about such warrants and no Texas court has decided whether such a warrant, issued by a state magistrate, is valid. Despite this…

Communication, business and day-to-day life takes place increasingly online. With these activities, evidence has moved online, too. Social networking, corporate press releases, and photographs are often sent out only in electronic form. Here today…

Bill Piatt , Professor of Law Based on his recently-published book, “Catholic Legal Perspectives,” the presentation will examine the law, and the Catholic perspective, regarding family law matters, life and death issues, immigration, and social…

A panel discussion with The Hon. Larry Noll, The Hon. Phylis Speedlin, and Fred R. Jones, president of the San Antonio Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Special attention will be paid to the Texas Lawyer’s Creed, adopted in 1988,…

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