CHILD USA’s CLE Series on Litigating Cases Involving Child Sex Abuse

Attorneys in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and more can take CHILD USA’s courses for CLE credit.  Each 3-hour course (Parts 1-6) is worth three 60-minute credit hours (two substantive, one ethics).

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Trauma-Informed Practice in Child Sex Abuse Cases (one ethics credit)

  • Implementing trauma-informed practices in legal careers
  • Understanding secondary trauma, re-traumatization, and trauma responses

Best Practices for Litigating Child Sex Abuse Civil Cases (two substantive and one ethics credit)

  • Assessing a potential client’s case and SOLs
  • Understanding stress, trauma, and child development
  • Recovering compensation for survivors: compensation funds, settlement, trial

Proving the Elements of Child Sex Abuse in Civil Litigation (two substantive and one ethics credit)

  • Interviewing the potential client
  • Issues involving notice
  • How to identify other survivors of the same perpetrator or institution

Damages and Recovery in a Child Sex Abuse Case (two substantive and one ethics credit)

  • Areas for expert reports
  • Dealing with the family cases
  • Dealing with insurance carriers

Child Sex Abuse, Religious Institutions, and the First Amendment (two substantive and one ethics credit)

  • The First Amendment
  • The Ministerial Exception
  • Religious liberty statutes and religious exemptions

Litigating Child Pornography and the Online Exploitation of Children (two substantive and one ethics credit)

  • The nuts and bolts of restitution and damages
  • Masha’s Law and the mechanics of civil litigation
  • Expanding Masha’s Law through Section 230 reform

Litigating Sex Trafficking Cases (two ethics credits and one ethics credit)

  • The use of 18 U.S.C. 1591 in civil sex trafficking cases
  • Civil lawsuits predicated upon sex trafficking in the United States
  • The overlap between criminal sex trafficking prosecutions and civil sex trafficking claims

CHILD USA’s CLE courses are accredited by the New Jersey and Pennsylvania CLE Boards. New York attorneys should note that New York lists both states as approved jurisdictions for CLE credit. Refer to your jurisdiction’s out-of-state CLE policy or email to find out if our courses can be used for CLE credit in your state.

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