Center for Criminal Justice, Law, and Ethics, Continuing Legal Education, Online Video Series

Aquinas and King

Ohio CLE: 6.0 general PACLE: 4.0 substantive, 2.0 ethics WV CLE: 7.8 attendance, 2.0 legal ethics   St. Thomas has an answer for just about everything, including civil disobedience. During the tumult of the 1960s, Martin Luther King, Jr. espoused a philosophy of non-violent civil disobedience to challenge the inequalities of his day. King’s philosophies…

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Center for Criminal Justice, Law, and Ethics, Continuing Legal Education, Online Video Series

Aquinas: Virtue, The Natural Law and Modern Problems

Ohio CLE: 6.0 WV CLE: 1.2 Ethics, 7.2 Attendance Run Time: 6.5 hours   The relationship of virtue and law has long been an intellectual consideration of both lawmakers and philosophers. In short, how does law connect to virtue?  Or stated another way, what is the end or purpose of every law and legal action-…

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The Law of Armed Conflict, Genocide, and Other War Crimes

Ohio CLE: 6.0 WV CLE: 7.2 Attendance Run Time: 5.25 hours   Ethical and moral dimensions of war and peace have indelibly imprinted on the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC), also known as International Humanitarian Law (IHL), is an area of public international law.  LOAC is responsible for regulating the conduct of armed hostilities, balancing…

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Law, Ethics, and Religion in America

Ohio CLE: 6.0 WV CLE: 3.6 Ethics, 7.2 Attendance Run Time: 5.5 hours   Law and morality are inherently intertwined. Those involved in the practice of law should be encouraged to consider how the unchanging moral imperatives of the natural law should affect a lawyer’s approach to the practice of law.  This seminar, based upon…

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Cicero and the Nature of Law

Ohio CLE: 6.0 WV CLE: Ethics 2.4, Attendance 7.2 Run Time:  4.75 hours   Cicero, Rome’s most famous and highly acclaimed lawyer, left behind a perennial jurisprudence of justice, nature and good in his masterpiece De Legibus. As experienced as Cicero’s legal background was, he still recognized the deep need for a fixed morality, an…