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The Legal Researcher's Secret Weapon: Secondary Sources

Often the quickest and easiest way to find the law – cases, statutes and regulations – is by using a secondary source such as a legal encyclopedia, treatise, monograph, law review article or legal n...
Date:
Monday, June 5, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
RSW: The Legal Researcher's Secret Weapon: Secondary Sources
Register! - 16 seats left

Reliable Free Online Sources of Legal Information

When cost isn't an issue, Lexis and Westlaw are great. What do you do when told cost is an issue? Come to this session and learn about FDsys, THOMAS and other, reliable, free online sources of legal infor...
Date:
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Reliable Free Online Sources of Legal Information
Register! - 15 seats left

Summer Challenge: RESEARCHING CONGRESSIONAL DOCUMENTS: STATUTES AND LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

You just started working this week as a summer intern and your boss asked you to prepare a legislative history of a recent federal law. You don’t really know where to begin, but you have a meeting schedul...
Date:
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Summer Challenge
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Is All Your Research Up to Date?

You have found the perfect case – how do you know it is still good law? What else can a citator do for you? Come to this class and find out. (30 minutes) As the Instructor will likely be discussing sou...
Date:
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Is All Your Research Up to Date?
Register! - 16 seats left

Introduction to NY Legal Research

What is the NYCRR? What's the difference between McKinney’s and the CLS? What are Jurisdiction and Authority and why are they vitally important? Get a quick overview of the major sources used in res...
Date:
Monday, June 12, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Introduction to NY Legal Research
Register! - 16 seats left

Introduction to Federal Legal Research

What are Jurisdiction and Authority and why are they vitally important? How is the federal court system structured? How do the FR and CFR interact? Know the differences between the USC, the USCA and the USCS? ...
Date:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Introduction to Federal Legal Research
Register! - 16 seats left

Summer Challenge: RESEARCH ON THE ROAD TO TRIAL: EXPERTS, JURIES, DISCOVERY, AND MORE

The trial date for your client’s case is fast approaching and much of the pre-trial prep remains to be done. Not only do you still need to find an expert witness but you need to draft discovery requests r...
Date:
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time:
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Summer Challenge
Register! - 20 seats left

Note Taking for Legal Research

Addressing the importance of note-taking from the moment of receiving a research assignment through reporting back the findings, this workshop is full of valuable tips and techniques. (30 minutes) If no one ...
Date:
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Note Taking for Legal Research
Register! - 16 seats left

Note Taking for Legal Research

Addressing the importance of note-taking from the moment of receiving a research assignment through reporting back the findings, this workshop is full of valuable tips and techniques. (30 minutes) If no one ...
Date:
Monday, June 19, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
Note Taking for Legal Research
Register! - 16 seats left

The Legal Researcher's Secret Weapon: Secondary Sources

Often the quickest and easiest way to find the law – cases, statutes and regulations – is by using a secondary source such as a legal encyclopedia, treatise, monograph, law review article or legal n...
Date:
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Time:
5:20pm - 5:50pm
Location:
L203 (Mendik Library - L2 Floor),
Categories:
RSW: The Legal Researcher's Secret Weapon: Secondary Sources
Register! - 16 seats left

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