Oregon CLE

Evidence 101 CLE: Relevance & Competence  

In this installment of Mike’s comprehensive Evidence series, he finishes discussing relevance, covers competence and begins discussing witness & testimonial evidence. The main topics covered will be: character evidence in criminal cases, tips for approaching MIMIC evidence, writings & the Best Evidence Rule (BER), competency and lay opinion testimony & expert opinion testimony.

New CLE On Evidence & Relevance

Judges apply the rules of evidence to determine whether to admit or exclude physical evidence, oral testimony & exhibits, and if admitted the jury decides how much weight to afford the evidence. As a starting point, the rules of evidence permit only relevant and trustworthy evidence to be make it in front of the jury. This CLE will focus on specific problems involving logical relevance, character evidence in civil cases and character evidence in criminal cases.

CLE on Prescription Meds: Medical Malpractice from a Toxicologist’s Perspective

Last year over 7,000,000,000 (7 BILLION!!!) prescriptions were filled in the U.S. With the flood of dangerous prescription medications & people taking multiple dugs, adverse drug reactions occur every day.  And so does medical malpractice stemming from these dangerous drugs.

Oregon CLE Deadline Midnight April 30

Oregon attorneys are required to complete 45 CLE credits in each 3-year reporting period. Of the 45 CLE credit hours, a minimum of 5 ethics hours, 1 elder and child abuse reporting hour, 1 mental health hour are required in each compliance cycle, and 3 access to justice hours are required in alternate reporting periods. Oregon attorneys can login to the Oregon…