Continuing Legal Education

The Lawyer as a Leader
Leadership Webinar Series

CLE Credits Approved

Mercer Law’s legacy of service has been proven time and again as we see our alumni members rise to the challenge and serve in numerous leadership positions, not only here in Georgia, but throughout the country. Explore the different roles, what it takes to attain that role, the challenges they face, the values and the strategies to successful leadership. These one-hour CLE sessions will be hosted on Zoom seminar every Thursday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Click register button for list of speakers, descriptions and other details.

Elected Government Leadership
Thursday, November 19, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

1 CLE hour
$25 registration

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Criminal Justice Reform in Georgia
A Law Alumni Masterclass

Law Masterclass on Criminal Justice Reform

Featuring The Honorable Michael P. Boggs '90
Georgia Supreme Court Justice & Co-Chair, Criminal Justice Reform Council
Thursday, December 10, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

2 CLE hours approved
$25 registration

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This Law Alumni Masterclass will discuss the scope of the work of the Georgia General Assembly and the Georgia Criminal Justice Reform Council from 2011-2018 under the leadership of Governor Nathan Deal. Justice Michael P. Boggs will present the data that informed the work of the council, the scope of the council’s legislative and executive recommendations, current corrections-related statistical data points, and an overview of the national criminal justice reform landscape.

Topics Include:

  • Structure of Commission;
  • Relevant national criminal justice data;
  • Adult Sentencing/Expansion of Accountability Courts;
  • Adult Reentry Initiatives and 5-year strategic plan;
  • Juvenile Justice/Code Revision;
  • Misdemeanor Probation;
  • Criminal Records/Recidivist Sentencing initiatives;
  • Felony Community Supervision;
  • Misdemeanor Bail practices;
  • Fiscal appropriations;
  • Strategic Agency reorganization efforts; and
  • The future of criminal justice reform.

For more information about CLEs, contact Cheryll King, 478-301-2180.

 

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