19th National Legal Research Teach-In

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April 10 - 16, 2011

Compiled and edited by
Laura J. Ax-Fultz and David E. Lehmann

SYLLABUS

-Advanced Environmental Legal Research Course

Overview

Advanced Environmental Legal Research-Course Syllabus

Christine Ryan
Vermont Law School Library
PO Box 60
South Royalton, VT 05068
ph: 802 831-1448
cryan@vermontlaw.edu

-Health and Medical Research for Lawyers Course

Overview

Health and Medical Research for Lawyers Syllabus

Molly (Mary) E. Brownfield
Manager, Library Services
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
901 New York Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20001-4413
202-408-4372
202-408-4400 fax
molly.brownfield@finnegan.com

HANDOUTS and GUIDES

-Legal Research and Writing for Scholarly Publication

Overview

Legal Research and Writing for Scholarly Publication

Vicenç Feliú, J.D., LL.M.
Director of the Law Library & Assistant Professor of Law
University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
vfeliu@udc.edu
202-274-73

Helen Frazer
Associate Director & Head of Public Services
Charles N. & Hilda H. M. Mason Law Library
University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave., NW , Bldg. 39
Washington, DC 20008
202-274-7356 hfrazer@udc.edu

-A Quick Guide to Special Ed Connection

 A Quick Guide to Special Ed Connection

Brittany Kolonay
Emerging Technologies Librarian
Charles N. & Hilda H. M. Mason Law Library
University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Building 39
Washington D.C. 20008
Ph: 202-274-6597
bkolonay@udc.edu

-A Guide to Using Citation Tools

Overview

A Guide to Using Citation Tools

Michelle Cosby
Faculty Services Librarian
North Carolina Central University School of Law Library
640 Nelson Street
Durham, NC 27707
919-530-5241
mcosby@nccu.edu

-Using Google Scholar to Find Law Review Articles

Overview

Using Google Scholar to Find Law Review Articles

Kasia Solon
Access & Student Services Coordinator
Tarlton Law Library
Jamail Center for Legal Research
The University of Texas School of Law
727 E. Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705-3224
ksolon@law.utexas.edu

-Legal Abbreviations for Judicial Assistants

Overview - Legal Abbreviation Sheets

Judicial Assistant Handout - Legal Abbreviation Sheets

Amy Hale-Janeke, JD MLS
Head of Reference Services
5th Circuit Court of Appeals Library
New Orleans Headquarters
600 Camp Street, Room 106
New Orleans, LA 70130
ph: (504) 310-7755
Amy_Hale-Janeke@ca5.uscourts.gov

 

RESEARCH EXERCISES

-Secondary Sources – Criminal (Homework Assignment)

Overview

Secondary Sources-Criminal

Michelle Cosby
Faculty Services Librarian
North Carolina Central University School of Law Library
640 Nelson Street
Durham, NC 27707
919-530-5241
mcosby@nccu.edu

-Getting to Know Secondary Sources Activity

Overview

Getting to Know Secondary Sources Activity

Jennifer Duperon
Legal Information Librarian
Boston University School of Law
765 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
617-353-8853

-Judicial Assistants Exercises and Answers

Handout - Legal Abbreviation Sheets

Judicial Assistant Exercises And Answers Overview

Exercises Codes.pdf

Exercises Cases

Answers Codes

Answers_Cases

Amy Hale-Janeke, JD MLS
Head of Reference Services
5th Circuit Court of Appeals Library
New Orleans Headquarters
600 Camp Street, Room 106
New Orleans, LA 70130

504-310-7755
504-310-7578

-Unpacking Research Inquiries

Overview

Handout

Examples

(See PowerPoint Below)

Linda Tashbook, FCIL Librarian
Barco Law Library
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
3900 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260
412-648-1303  
Tashbook@pitt.edu


TUTORIALS

First Year Research and Writing Library Research Class

Overview

Caselaw Script

Statutes Script

Class4 - final

Outline Secondary Sources - Final

Libguides:

Secondary Sources

Statutes

Case Law

Updating

The Librarians of the Pappas Law Library
Boston University School of Law
765 Commonwealth Ave
Boston , MA 02215

David Bachman
Senior Legal Information Librarian
617-353-8413
dbachman@bu.edu

Karina Condra
Senior Legal Information Librarian
617-358-5496
kcondra@bu.edu

Stephen Donweber
Senior Legal Information Librarian
617-353-8854
Donweber@bu.edu

Jennifer Duperon
Legal Information Librarian
617-353-8853
jduperon@bu.edu

Stefanie Weigmann
Head of Legal Information Services
617-358-4997
sweig@bu.edu

-Health and Medical Research for Lawyers

Overview

Week 1 - In Class Exercise

Week 2 - In Class Exercise

Week 3 - In Class Exercise

Week 4 - In Class Exercise

Week 5 - In Class Exercise

Take-home Assignment #1

Take-home Assignment #2

Take-home Assignment #3

Fall 2009 Take-home Final

(See PowerPoint Below)

Molly (Mary) E. Brownfield
Manager, Library Services
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
901 New York Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20001-4413
202-408-4372
202-408-4400 fax
molly.brownfield@finnegan.com

POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

-Legal Research and Writing for Scholarly Publication

Overview

PowerPoint

Vicenç Feliú, J.D., LL.M.
Director & Head of Public Services
Charles N. & Hilda H. M. Mason Law Library
University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave., NW , Bldg. 39
Washington, DC 20008
202-274-7356
vfeliu@udc.ed

Helen Frazer
Associate Director & Head of Public Services
Charles N. & Hilda H. M. Mason Law Library
University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave., NW , Bldg. 39
Washington, DC 20008
202-274-7356
hfrazer@udc.edu
 

-A Quick Guide to Special Ed Connection

Powerpoint

Brittany Kolonay
Emerging Technologies Librarian
Charles N. & Hilda H. M. Mason Law Library
University of the District of Columbia
David A. Clarke School of Law
4200 Connecticut Ave, N.W.
Building 39
Washington D.C. 20008
Ph: 202-274-6597
bkolonay@udc.edu

-Animal Law Resources

Overview 

PowerPoint

Jennifer Prilliman, J.D., M.L.I.S.
Reference and Student Services Librarian
Oklahoma City University Law Library
2501 N. Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106-1493
405-208-5174
jsprilliman@okcu.edu

-Unpacking Research Inquiries

Overview

PowerPoint

Linda Tashbook, FCIL Librarian
Barco Law Library
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
3900 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260
412-648-1303  
Tashbook@pitt.edu

-Health and Medical Research for Lawyers

Powerpoint-Class 2

Powerpoint-Class 3

Powerpoint-Class 4

Powerpoint-Class 5

Powerpoint-Class 6

Molly (Mary) E. Brownfield
Manager, Library Services
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
901 New York Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20001-4413
202-408-4372
202-408-4400 fax
molly.brownfield@finnegan.com