Category Archives: Legal Research

Empowered by the Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP)

By Alvin Ealy* There are some questions that a public librarian will not answer because they fall under the purview of a specialized profession.  We don’t want to do harm to our patrons nor do we want to be liable … Continue reading

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The Legal Research Instruction Program and Continuing a Commitment to Equity and Justice

By Heather Diaz* Beyond supporting patrons’ research and learning interests, I would like to extend the reach of what we can do at the library in terms of patrons’ access to justice. Perhaps because of our proximity to the Trial … Continue reading

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Scholarships for LRIP

By Alisha Hennen All public librarians are encouraged to apply for a scholarship, sponsored by the LLNE Service Committee, to attend our chapter’s Legal Research Instruction Program. The Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP) is a six week seminar geared towards … Continue reading

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Helping My Neighborhood Library through the LRIP Program

By Emily Todd* Legal literacy is an important area that can often be overlooked by public librarians, despite the fact that our patrons come to us regularly with questions involving a variety of legal issues. While I cannot interpret the … Continue reading

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Enhancing Capabilities through the LRIP Program

By Brian Hodgdon* If pressed, I imagine that most public librarians will admit to struggling with the unique challenges presented by patrons seeking legal help. These requests, like those of the medical variety, can leave us feeling less than helpful … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2017 LRIP Scholarships

By the LLNE Service Committee The LLNE Service Committee, in conjunction with the Education Committee and Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP), is pleased to announce the public librarians awarded scholarships to attend LRIP this year. The Service Committee has awarded … Continue reading

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Scholarships for LRIP

By Jessica Almeida All public librarians are encouraged to apply for a scholarship, sponsored by the LLNE Service Committee, to attend our chapter’s Legal Research Instruction Program. The Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP) is a six week seminar for those … Continue reading

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Exciting News about the LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

By Ellen Phillips, LLNE Education Committee Co-Chair Each Spring LLNE offers a six-week legal research instruction program for librarians in the New England area who would like to learn about law librarianship. For many years, this unique course has been … Continue reading

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Service Committee Update

By the LLNE Service Committee The Service Committee continues to focus its efforts on making connections and building partnerships with public libraries in the New England. This Spring the co-chairs of the service committee will be presenting a session titled … Continue reading

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LRIP Public Librarian Scholarships

For the third year in a row the LLNE Service Committee, with the support of the LLNE Executive Board, is administering a scholarship for New England non-law public librarians to attend our chapter’s award-winning Legal Research Instruction Program. ( http://llne.org/legalresearchinstruction/intro_course/) … Continue reading

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