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Law Librarians of New England

a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries

Legal Research Instruction Program
Announcement

Announcing the LLNE

LEGAL RESEARCH INSTRUCTION PROGRAM

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


Days:     Five Tuesday Evenings
Dates:   March 18 to April 15, 2014
Times:   5:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Place:   

Harvard Law School Library
Langdell Hall
1545 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA  02138-2903

Topics covered include:

  • Overview of the US legal system
  • Introduction to legal research methods, including using secondary sources
  • The role of case law, the courts and case finding tools, such as digests
  • The organization of statutes, and conducting a legislative history
  • Finding regulations and getting an understanding generally of administrative law
  • Finding transactional law documents
  • Putting everything together with legal research strategy
Course fee: $150

Registration deadline, Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Registration form is available in PDF or Word format.
A detailed course syllabus is available on the LLNE web site.

Contact: LLNE Web Committee (llneweb@yahoo.com)
Last updated: 2/5/2014
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