Annual Legal Research Instruction Program

Announcing the 2017 LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

Six 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: Six Tuesday evenings

Dates: March 14 to April 25, 2017 (excluding April 18th)

Times: 5:45 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Suffolk University Law Library
120 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02108

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 geting an understanding generally of administrative law
    • Finding transactional law documents
    • Finding information about businesses and people
    • Putting everything together with legal research strategy

Course Fee: $150. Payable by check (see registration form) or credit card.

Registration deadline: Friday, March 7th, 2017

Registration form is available in PDF or Word format

If you have any questions, please email Brian Flaherty

Syllabus coming soon