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Revisiting Core Judicial Functions—Credibility Determinations, Self-Represented Parties, and Judicial Professionalism
May 13, 2022
(Times below are all Pacific Time. Webinar runs from 1 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. Eastern Time, Noon to 3:40 p.m. Central Time, and 11:00 a.m. to 2:40 p.m. Mountain Time)
10 a.m. to 10:05 a.m. (PDT) – Welcome
1. 10:05 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. (PDT) – Communicating with Self-Represented Parties
Kelly Tait, Communication Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Communications Studies at the University of Nevada,
1 hour CLE
2. 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. (PDT) – Judicial Ethics and Professionalism
Hon. Katherine Kwan MacDonald, Assistant Chief Administrative Law Judge, California Public Utilities Commission
1 hour ethics CLE
3. 12:25 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. (PDT) – Unmasking Credibility
Julia Simon-Kerr, Professor, University of Connecticut School of Law
1.25 hours CLE
Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credit Information
Participants are responsible for filing a Certificate of Attendance form provided after the webcast with their states’ Continuing Legal Education Commissions, Boards or State Bar where required. While NAALJ’s educational programs have been regularly approved by CLE Commissions, Boards or State Bars, participants must follow their states’ specific filing rules to have CLE credits considered for approval. Potential CLE Credit: 3.25 hours CLE (1 hour Ethics)
The 2022 National Administrative Law Judge Foundation (NALJF) Fellowship Committee is pleased to announce details for the 2022 Fellowship competition.
The deadline for submission is March 31, 2022.
A thorough discussion of the standard of review for arbitrary and capricious decision making in adminsitrative hearings can be found in a recently handed down decision of the Kings County Supreme In The Matter of Gonzalez v. NYC Employees’ Ret. Sys. Justice Mark I Partnow’s decision may be read in its entirety, here.
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