Richard Richards Institute CLE Ethics Training

We are excited to announce that the Richard Richards Institute will be offering CLE Continuing Legal Education
programs beginning in 2021. The current plan is to offer 2 credits of ethics training 2 or 3 times annually.

Next Offering:
Our next training will be hosted by Dr. Robert Fudge on June 12, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The location is Room 101 Lindquist Hall, Weber State University Main Campus.

This course has been approved for 2 hours of accredited Ethics CLE credit (self-study credit) with the Utah State Bar.

Note that there is a special rate for Weber County Bar Association members.

Here is a description and schedule of sessions:

This course will cover the concept of dignity as it pertains to the law. The first section will involve discussion of various theoretical approaches to understanding dignity and related notions. This will be followed by an examination of the Windsor and Obergefell rulings, in which the concept of dignity looms large. Finally, we will examine what responsibilities follow from taking dignity seriously in the practice of law.


Session 1 (10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.): Concepts of Dignity

Session 2 (10:50 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.): Dignity in Windsor and Obergefell

Session 3 (11:30 a.m. – noon): Dignity in Practice

Past Offerings:
Our first training, which was hosted by RRI Director Richard Greene, was held on January 21st, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

This course was been approved for 2 hours of accredited Ethics CLE credit (self-study credit) with the Utah State Bar.

This training covered the following topics:
Session 1: The Fundamentals of Moral Decision Making
Session 2 A Rational and Respectful Approach to Moral Decision Making
Session 3 Applying the Approach by Working through Cases

If you have any questions email Dr. Richard Greene at rgreene[at-sign]