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Rule 14-410. Accreditation of MCLE; attendance; unduehardship and special accreditation.

(a) Accredited CLE activitiesprovided by this article must:

(a)(1) haveas their primary objective to increase lawyers' professional competency;

(a)(2) becomprised of subject matter directly related to the practice of law; and

(a)(3) complywith the specific requirements set forth in this article with respect to eachactivity.

(b) The Board shall assign anappropriate number of credit hours to each accredited CLE activity.

(c)Attendance.? A lawyer may attend a coursein person or by live, interactive audio-video communication from a Utah statecourthouse to another Utah state courthouse or from the Law and Justice Centerto a Utah state courthouse.

(c)(1) Thetotal of all hours allowable for live, interactive webcasts that are broadcastfrom a Utah state courthouse to another Utah state courthouse or from the Lawand Justice Center to a Utah state courthouse must be authorized by the Board.

(d)Ethics and professionalresponsibility courses.All courses or components of courses offered to fulfill the ethics andprofessional responsibility requirement under 14-404(a) mustbe specifically accredited by the Board.

(d)(1)Professionalism and Civility.? All coursesor components of courses offered to fulfill the professionalism and civilityrequirement under 14-404(a) must be specifically accredited by the Board.

(e) Undue hardship; special accreditation.Formal instruction or educational seminars which meet the requirements ofparagraph (a) lend themselves well to the fulfillment of the educationalrequirement imposed by this article and will be readily accredited by theBoard. It is not intended that compliance with this article will impose anyundue hardship upon any lawyer becausethe lawyer may find it difficult to attend such activities because of health or other special reasons. In additionto accrediting formal instruction at centralized locations, the Board, in its discretion, may accredit such educationalactivities including, but not limited to, audio and video presentations, webcast, computerinteractive telephonic programs, teaching,preparation of articles and other meritorious learning experiences as providedin this article.

Effective May 1, 2016.