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SCR 3.655 Calculation and reporting of continuing legal education credits: formulas and limits

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Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 3.655
SCR 3.655 Calculation and reporting of continuing legal education credits: formulas and limits
(1) All certifications and applications for credits shall be claimed on KBA forms, uniform certificates approved by the Commission, or other mechanism adopted by the Commission and shall be forwarded to the Director for CLE.
(2) Credits granted for continuing legal education activities vary depending on the nature of the activity. Credit will be granted, or is calculated, and in some instances limited, as set forth below.
(a) Members completing or participating in an approved activity will be granted 1 credit for each 60 minutes of actual instructional time. Instructional time shall not include introductory remarks, breaks, or business meetings held in conjunction with a continuing legal education activity.
(b) Members teaching or participating as panel members or seminar leaders in an approved activity will be granted 1 credit for each 60 minutes of actual instructional time.
(c) Members may be granted one credit for each 2 hours spent in preparation for teaching or participating as a panel member or seminar leader, researching, writing, and/or editing materials presented by someone else, in an approved activity, up to a maximum of 12 credits per educational year. No credit will be awarded for administrative functions.
(d) Credit for attending a law school class as set forth in SCR 3.650 shall equal twice the number of semester or credit hours awarded by the law school for successful completion of the course for credit or by audit. Actual instruction time shall not be used to determine continuing legal education credit for attending law school classes.
(e) Members may earn credits for publication of qualified legal writing pursuant to SCR 3.650(3)(c), up to a maximum of 6 credits per year. One credit is granted for each 2 hours of actual preparation time including research, writing, and editing. Any excess credits, up to 20 hours, will be applied toward the award established in SCR 3.690. Applications for continuing legal education credit for a published legal writing shall be accompanied by a copy of the published legal writing for which credit is sought.
(f) The Commission shall grant a maximum of 2 credits to meet the annual minimum requirement for public speaking pursuant to SCR 3.650(3)(d).

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 2020-03, eff. 3-1-20; prior amendments eff. 7-1-18 (Order 2018-10); adopted by Order 2013-12, eff. 1-1-14
Note: Former Rules of Appellate Procedure (RAP) were amended and redesignated as Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) by Order of the Supreme Court effective January 1, 1978. Prior Rules of the Court of Appeals (RCA) had been redesignated as Rules of Appellate Procedure effective March 12, 1976.
Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 3.655, KY ST S CT Rule 3.655
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2020.
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