Announcing the LLNE Introduction to Legal Research Course

Seven 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).
Tuesday Evenings September 13, 2005 to November 1, 2005 (no class on Oct. 4)
At the Boston College Law School, 885 Centre Street, Newton Centre, MA
Topics covered include:
What is Law? – What is Legal Research?
Basic Legal Research Finding Aids
Shepard’s and KeyCite
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 9, 2005.
Registration form and course syllabus will soon be available on the LLNE website.
To reserve your place, or for more information, contact Joan Shear at 617-552-2895.

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