LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

Announcing the 2024 LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

The 2024 legal research instruction program is going to be run entirely online. It will be a combination of synchronous and asynchronous instruction, using zoom, the various google tools, video instruction, and the imagination of the great teaching librarians of the Law Librarians of New England.

The class will be run on six Tuesday evenings from March 26th through April 30th.  The sessions will between 1 and 1.5 hours (depending on the amount of asynchronous instruction for that week).  To register, please fill out this form.

Instruction will 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
· Understanding administrative law
· Finding transactional law documents
· Finding information about businesses and people
· Putting everything together with legal research strategy

For the course, you will have access to some of the more important legal research tools in the profession, however we will also cover how to do effective legal research without some of the more expensive resources.

Course Fee: $150.  You can pay using the Jotform, however if you need to pay by check please contact Brian at the email below.

Registration deadline: Monday, March 22, 2023.

If you have any questions, please email Brian Flaherty