Representing Victims of Revenge Pornography

(1590 Ratings)

Produced on: May 04, 2017

Course Format On Demand Audio

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Course Description

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

“Revenge Porn”  is the nonconsensual publication or sharing of sexual images or videos, a topic that has received a great deal of attention in the media and in the courthouse. Often, lawyers who are asked by victims for help in getting the unwanted content removed from social media sites and from the hands of private parties will find that their state has no express prohibition against the activity. Websites may assert First Amendment rights to publish the images or videos they received. Law enforcement agencies often do not take the complaint seriously, especially if the victims took the images or videos themselves and shared it with a trusted partner who then re-published them without permission. This course will help you answer your clients’ questions about what can be done and will provide concrete methods to obtain relief on behalf of your clients.

Join Oscar Michelen, a New York litigator who has helped dozens of Revenge Porn victims. One of the few attorneys who takes on these kinds of cases, Mr. Michelen guides you through the tactics that have worked for him in the past, as well as provides information on which States do and do not offer specific legislative protection for victims of Revenge Porn. He also highlights the various means to help victims in states without specific legislative protection.    

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Identify the various forms of Revenge Porn and how the nature of the material affects the legal strategy
  2. Learn which States have Revenge Porn laws in place, and what lawyers can do for their clients in states that do not have such laws
  3. Understand what kind of advice and assistance lawyers can provide if the victim is being harmed by publication of an image or video to which they consented or filmed themselves
  4. Articulate how to use copyright law and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act to obtain relief for your clients 

Faculty

Oscar Michelen

Cuomo LLC

Oscar Michelen, Born: Santo Domingo Dominican Republic. Education State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A. 1982); New York Law School (J.D. Magna Cum Laude 1985); Research Editor New York Law School Law Review; Admitted to Bar: New York, New Jersey, United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and District of New Jersey (1986); law clerk to the Hon. Vincent L. Broderick (SDNY); Senior Trial Attorney for the Corporation Counsel of the City of New York (1986-1990); Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School (2005 to present); Mr. Michelen has extensive litigation experience in Federal and State courts particularly in commercial litigation, intellectual property, municipal liability, white collar criminal defense and representing management in labor and employment litigation.

Mr. Michelen is recognized as a leading authority in digital image and photography litigation and has represented businesses and individuals nationwide defending claims brought by digital image companies such as Getty Images, Masterfile and Corbis. Member: NY State Bar Association; Nassau Bar Association and Dominican Bar Association.

Reviews

BB
Belinda B.

This was very helpful and raised issues that I had not considered. I recommend this course.

DR
Dena R.

Superb delivery and jam-packed with content - please more CLE from this presenter!

RH
Robert H.

Excellent presentation. Very practical advice.

MW
Matthew W.

This might have been one of the most informative CLE courses I’ve taken in some time. Actual clear steps for helping a client and warnings of difficulties in doing so all in a clear and concise manner. Great CLE.

AM
Andrea M.

This was a surprisingly interesting and useful discussion, particularly the implications of copyright/dmca.

JC
Joseph C.

Thanks.

JC
Julia C.

This was an excellent course, I will be recommending it colleagues.

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Leonard S.

good intro course on the subject. Well presented

JA
ja a.

Speaker was knowledgeable and had good tips.

DD
David D.

Great

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Thomas R.

Really impressed with both this platform and the presenting attorney. Top marks all around.

PM
Paul M.

very insightful presentation on a new area of law that is gaining victims in the tech era

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Alison T.

Very clear and interesting presentation. The presenter was unpretentious and thoroughly knowledgeable. Good subject to get a taste of in case a client has such an issue or a friend asks about it. Recommended. Only wish he had time to discuss whether there are any civil remedies such as intentional infliction of emotional distress.

CP
Chad P.

Excellent presenter.

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Eric Z.

lecturer was excellent, highly knowledgeable, and very interesting.

MA
Mattie A.

Excellent

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nicole b.

Very good CLE and very good presenter. One of better presenters on LawLine CLEs

KF
Kenneth F.

Excellent presentation.

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Courtney C.

This was the best training I've watched in a WHILE. Maybe ever. The content was fantastic, through, and helpful. Great examples.

DS
Damaris S.

This course was very informative and the presenter was clear and to the point.

ML
Maria L.

This was a really good one.

SM
Sarah M.

very good overview of important topic - thank you

JR
Judith R.

Excellent presentation.

JT
Judith T.

Interesting and informative. Helpful written materials.

MB
Michael B.

Thorough and clear. TY

SJ
Stuart I. J.

Interesting

AL
Alan L.

Excellent

RV
Ruben V.

Very informative.

LB
Lucia B.

Great content!

SK
Steven K.

Very good presentation and content.

AF
Amy F.

excellent subject matter for my family law practice..

DD
Dmitri D.

One of the best presentation at LL, great strategy discussions that could be useful in a variety of situations

TW
Thomas W.

Good speaker.

MR
Matthew R.

Very thorough and interesting!

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Marvin C.

Appreciate the "take down" notice and form, and the tips on how to determine sources, domain owner, etc.

MH
Marjorie H.

Very interesting and current subject. Presenter gave great advice and resources.

JW
Joslyn W.

Excellent! Very relevant content.

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Martha C.

This is the second program by Oscar Michelen I have seen, he is an excellent presenter and also very likeable. This area of law was totally new to me and I definitely have an interest in it now.

SD
Stephen H. D.

Outstanding presentation of a sensitive topic.

EH
Edward H.

Interesting subject.

JA
Jennifer A.

Great presentation. Information shared in a practical fashion with excellent examples and “how to” instruction.

DH
David H.

Informative.

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Richard A.

Good practical information.

LK
Lowell K.

Excellent content

BC
Bonnie C.

Very interesting!

AD
Amy D.

Interesting and very informative.

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Kristen P.

Highly informative. Great presentation.

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michael g.

Great CLE. One of the best I've seen made available by Lawline. Very good and informative speaker.

LF
Lauren F.

Best CLE so far!

SR
Steven R.

Another concise useful presentation.

DK
David K.

Very good cle

SS
Shellie S.

Great content from a good speaker — really appreciate the offers to help with the subject area. Thank you!

JP
Jhiela P.

Fascinating topic and interesting advice

GI
Glen I.

This is a well presented and important course. Thank you!

LC
Lauren C.

Exceptional presentation.

AE
Amy E.

Extremely interesting subject matter

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Philip Y.

This was excellent! I am sure that someone is going to come into our office with this issue and I feel much more ready for it thanks to this presentation.

EM
Ebony M.

Excellent!

RG
Ruth G.

Excellent! Very informative and engaging. I would like to see more from this presenter.

AH
Andrew H.

Good, new information not commonly known and it should be!

JM
Jeneen M.

Thank you.

CM
Cheryl M.

Very current

BL
Brian L.

Thank You

HB
Harriet B.

Very well tempered presentation on a touchy subject.

GG
Gerardo G.

Very interesting.

JT
John C. T.

great lecture unfortunately NY has not caught up to technology

SK
Stewart K.

Thank you!

PC
Pat C.

Not a topic normally covered. Thank You.

JN
Joseph N.

An Excellent course in an increasingly important area of the law.

EH
Elizabeth H.

interesting topic area

LG
Lourdes G.

Very unique and important information , excellent speaker.

MB
Mayo B.

Very useful information. Great CLE

WZ
William Z.

Another great presenter.

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Richard B.

Exceptional survey and clear presentation of the topic. Thanks!

JM
Joel M.

I'm normally generous with my reviews but this program is far superior than most. Very practical. Very useful.

AF
Antoine F.

great

SG
Sheila G.

Subject most interesting; speaker was fantastic; best on this bundle pack so far

RN
Ronald N.

Excellent and informative

GA
Glen A.

Exceeded my expectations.

CR
christopher r.

Good speaker, who provided an excellent summary of the topic.

CB
Christopher B.

I thought the presenter did an excellent job covering the topic and giving practical solutions to assist clients in the unfortunate situation of being a victim of revenge porn.

ME
Marshall L. E.

excellent presentation

SS
sofia s.

Great CLE!

BP
Bhavik P.

Excellent coverage of legal avenues available under these circumstances.

DP
Dorothy P.

I almost never leave a comment, but this video was just awesome! It was extremely informative, the speaker is very articulate, and his empathy for the victims of revenge porn is obvious.

JW
Jay W.

definitely the best, most informative, and most concise so far!!!

AB
Andrew B.

aLL GOOD

LO
Lisa O.

Good presentation - I would recommend it.

JO
Jose O.

good

EB
Elizabeth B.

Excellent presentation.

JD
Jeffrey D.

Thanks

BH
Betty H.

Great speaker

RM
Robert M.

First rate presentation regarding the many approaches to assisting a client who has become a victim of revenge porn.

CR
Chris R.

Very interesting topic

BH
Benjamin H.

Very informative and useful

DB
Darryl B.

Good program. Very effective instructor.

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Elyssa L.

Very interesting!!

SG
susan g.

A great topic.

SS
Steven S.

Really well done- very informative!

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MEggie G.

Thank you !

CM
Christopher M.

Engaging speaker - very interesting (and new to me) topic. I appreciated the very specific actions and resources cited.

LH
Laura H.

This was a very informative and helpful presentation of a timely and important topic. Thank you.

BS
Betsy S.

Clear explanations of definitions and remedies.

EB
Eugene B.

Good Presentation

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Sharmila N.

excellent

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Thomas H.

The instructor clearly taught me what the crime/tort of RP is, how it can be prosecuted under federal and state law, and what human factors prosecutors/plaintiffs' attorneys should consider when handling RP cases. I learned a lot about something I never considered and did so in a short amount of time. I would recommend this to a friend working in cybercrime and/or family law.

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William "Harvey" S.

Very interesting and well presented.

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Michael V.

good presenter. very useful information for that area of law

DG
Dean G.

Brilliantly done!

JF
J Gregory F.

very good info--well presented

JB
Jhanalyn B.

This program was very interesting

ME
Michael E.

In this age, this was a very important lecture to have.

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William H.

Most interesting and useful.

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Philip S.

good

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