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  • 2021 Insights into the Sovereign Citizen Movement

    2021 Insights into the Sovereign Citizen Movement (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    (Recorded August 31, 2017)

    This training was first offered on August 31, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description:

    The sovereign citizen movement is experiencing a resurgence in the United States as illustrated by the Bundy standoff and other recent events. This course will provide information on the complex, conspiracy theory fueled, antigovernment beliefs held by sovereign citizens as well as information on the background and growth of the movement. The “paper terrorism” employed by movement adherents will be detailed, along with examples of the more extreme and violent tactics employed by sovereign citizens that have resulted in the murder of criminal justice personnel. Ways to identify sovereign citizens and tips on handling encounters with them will also be explored.

  • 2021 Understanding and Preventing Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue in the Court Community

    2021 UNDERSTANDING AND PREVENTING VICARIOUS TRAUMA AND COMPASSION FATIGUE IN THE COURT COMMUNITY (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    (Recorded May 23, 2017)

    This training was first offered on May 23, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    We are individually and collectively affected by trauma through the work we do each day. We are traumatized by what we see, hear, and read and by the questions we must ask and the answers we receive. Most of us have lived with the message that “if we care enough, we’ll tough it out.” We are learning very quickly that we have been deceiving each other and ourselves with such a mantra. In fact, the toll that trauma takes is significant and serious. As representatives of the courts, we cannot be delinquent in tending to our needs while embracing our roles as public servants.

  • 2021 Substance Abuse in the Court Community

    2021 Substance Abuse in the Court Community (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    (Recorded April 6, 2017)

    This training was first offered on April 6, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    During this interactive session, Kay Engler, Esq., will discuss the meaning of addiction, how it affects those in the court and legal community, and those on the bench in particular. Ms. Engler will also help you explore questions such as, What are our duties to report substance abuse? What are we seeing on the bench? How do you handle certain situations that arise in and around your courtroom? Where do you get help and what more, if anything, needs to happen?

  • 2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 2 - Evidentary Issues

    2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 2 - Evidentary Issues (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webinar (March 21, 2017)

    This training was first offered on March 21, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    Social media and technologies have become interwoven in the lives and communication of families and interwoven into domestic violence, familylaw, and protection order cases. In the conclusion of this 2-part series, Ian Harris, JD, will discuss the evidentiary issues surrounding this technology.

  • 2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 1 - Technology

    2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 1 - Technology (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webinar (January 17, 2017)

    This training was first offered on January 17, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    Social media and technologies have become interwoven in the lives and communication of families and interwoven into domestic violence, family law, and protection order cases. The presenter will discuss the wide range of technology, such as spoofing and spyware that can be misused to cause harm.

  • 2021 NACE - DO'S AND DON'TS WHEN SPEAKING WITH THE MEDIA

    2021 NACE - DO'S AND DON'TS WHEN SPEAKING WITH THE MEDIA (J, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webcast (January 15, 2015)

    This training is offered by the Nevada Association of Court Executives (NACE) and is co-hosted by the Nevada Supreme Court. It was first offered on January 15, 2015, and has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    As the third branch of government, the judiciary impacts on the lives of individuals in profound ways. This power to influence lives attracts the attention of print, broadcast and social media. This interest can cause conflicts between the demands of the media and the responsibility of the court to fairly adjudicate cases. Learning how to balance the needs of the media with the needs of the judiciary can improve the entire experience, generate positive goodwill, and develop an understanding between the courts and the media.

  • 2021 Note-Taking for Judges

    2021 Note-Taking for Judges (J)

     

    Free Recorded Webcast (July 22, 2014)

    This training was first offered on July 22, 2014. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description:

    Everyone has taken notes, but what are the note-taking skills that serve judges best?  How should a judge's notes differ from those of an advocating attorney?  In this webinar, Judge Jack Weil will provide best practices and tips for judicial note-taking.  Judge Weil demonstrates an effective note-taking model that emphasizes the preservation of information and evidence with the objective of making a well-reasoned judicial decision, incorporating techniques and tips provided by sitting Nevada judges.

  • 2021 Understanding the Dynamics of Victims of Crimes

    2021 Understanding the Dynamics of Victims of Crimes (J, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webcast (March 25, 2014)

    This training was first offered on March 25, 2014. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description:

    During this training, faculty will discuss interacting with victims of crime as they enter our courts.