On Demand Criminal Law CLEs

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Pricing Per On Demand CLE

$29.95 MSBA MEMBERS
$64.95 NON-MSBA MEMBERS

*Some exceptions apply



Criminal Law CLEs

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A Transformative Vision for Youth Justice

1.0 Standard CLE Credits

Is Minnesota’s current youth justice system meeting its statutory intent? At its core, is it meeting the needs of youth, our community, or broader conceptions of “public safety”? If not, what can be done? Join restorative practitioners for a conversation about transformative justice and the current work happening to reimagine Minnesota’s youth justice system and apply frameworks of transformative justice to interactions with youth.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
Avoiding Burnout as an Ethical Imperative

1.0 Ethics CLE Credit

Ethics Narrative: With all we have been through these last two years both in our professional and personal lives, many lawyers are feeling exhausted, discouraged, stressed, and "burned out." We know that burnout, and the chronic workplace stress that leads to it, has a significant impact on our lives and our health but may not realize the impact it has on our ability to be meet the ethical standards of our profession.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Criminal Law
Barriers After Bars | Serving Formerly Incarcerated Clients with Less Bias

1.0 Elimination of Bias Credit

The objective of this program is to educate attorneys in Minnesota to identify and eliminate biases against formerly incarcerated clients, who are disproportionately Native, Black, and poor. We will familiarize attorneys with incarceration and post-release issues in Minnesota, encourage attorneys to actively inspect their own and others’ biases, and provide practical training on how to address and eliminate these biases through a better and deeper understanding of the reentry experience.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Elimination of Bias
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
Courthouse Facility Dogs | Now an International Practice for Improving the Justice System

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

In 2004, utilizing a facility dog to help people better engage with victim advocates, investigators, attorneys, and judges during the investigation and prosecution of crimes was considered an absurd idea. Since then, case law and scientific research has shown that the utilizations of these dogs are an effective way to reduce emotional trauma and has become a mainstream practice around the world. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • Litigation
  • Criminal Law
Is Minnesota Ready to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana?

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Now that the DFL has seized control of the Minnesota House, Senate and Governor’s mansion, it appears that Minnesota is poised to legalize adult-use marijuana. Learn what that may mean for Minnesota businesses and the economy. Even if Minnesota legalizes marijuana in 2023, it likely would take several years to implement the new program. In the interim, the Legislature likely will place additional guardrails on newly legal hemp-derived THC products. Learn about what those new restrictions might mean for Minnesota businesses and consumers.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Criminal Law
  • Business Law
Policing in Minnesota | A Time of Change

2.0 Standard CLE Credits

The last year brought significant changes to policing in Minnesota. This CLE will explore some of those changes, including the adoption of new rules regulating police officer licensure, a change in the way our state handles disability claims for officers with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the approval of a far-reaching consent decree governing the operations of the Minneapolis Police Department.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Criminal Law
  • Public Law
Recent SCOTUS Decisions on Gun Control and Miranda Rights Explained

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

On the heels of recent SCOTUS decisions regarding Miranda, firearms, and/or other rulings that impact the practice of Criminal law, this CLE hopes to offer clarification on what has actually changed, what has not, and what is yet to be seen. The Criminal Law Section and the Minnesota Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (MACDL ) is co-hosting this timely presentation.

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  • Criminal Law
Suicide Awareness and Prevention

1.0 Elimination of Bias CLE Credit

Lawyer Wellness CLE Series

Presented by Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers and co-sponsored by the Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, and Solo Small Practice Experience Sections

The stress lawyers face is a predictor for depression, and untreated depression is the #1 predictor for suicide. Lawyers must also deal with the fact that clients can be suicidal. This program will help you understand the facts and myths about suicide; recognize signs and indicators for clinical depression, anxiety, and suicide; and provide resources and a protocol for offering and seeking help to prevent suicide.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Elimination of Bias
  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Wellness
The Impacts of Minnesota Adult-Use Cannabis Legislation on the Criminal Justice System

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Cannabis enforcement and prosecution has been a significant portion the criminal justice system for decades. With new legislation in Minnesota, learn about what’s changed, how expungements will work, what the federal law implications are, and if the criminal justice system thinks this will bring relief to their workloads. 

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  • CATEGORY
  • Public Law
  • Criminal Law
Three City Perspectives of Restorative Court

1.0 Standard CLE Credit

Minneapolis, Brooklyn Park, and as of June 1, 2022, Bloomington have restorative court.  Each city had unique experiences getting their court up and running and each city has unique issues restorative court addresses.  Join Amanda Grossmann, Heidi Johnston and Wendy Murphy as they discuss their city’s restorative court experience, process and goals.

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  • CATEGORY
  • Criminal Law