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Law Librarians of New England

a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries

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Introduction to Legal Research Course

September 23, 2003 to November 4, 2003
Tuesday Evenings
At the Boston College Law School
885 Centre Street, Newton Centre, MA

Seven weeks of hands-on instruction in the basic skills and materials of legal research, taught by experienced law librarians from the membership of LLNE (Law Librarians of New England).

Topics covered include:

  • What is Law? - What is Legal Research?
  • Shepard's and other Citators
  • The Importance of Cases, Court Structure, and Court Reporting
  • National Reporter System and West Digests
  • Statutes & Legislative History
  • Administrative Law & Loose-leaf Services
  • Secondary Sources
  • On-line Services - LEXIS and WESTLAW
  • Strategy - How to approach a problem
  • Hands-on Research Exercises

Course fee: $125

Registration deadline: September 19, 2003

Registration form

To reserve your place, or to receive more information, contact
Chris Swan at (603) 271-3777.

Contact: LLNE Web Committee (llneweb@yahoo.com)
Last updated: 8/13/03
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