Law Library Research Sessions for Law Students
Links to Power Point Slides & Handouts from the Law Library's Research Session Series
(Jan. 31 - Mar. 5th, 2013)
- Finding Congressional Intent (George Jackson) Thurs. 1/31 3:35-4:30pm Room 55
Covers documents created during the legislative process that can yield clues to legislative intent.
Session Materials: Power Point Slides
- Finding Statutory Law (Without a Cite) (Suzanne Thorpe) Thurs. 2/7 3:35-4:30pm Room 153 (library classroom)
Covers techniques to find relevant laws when you don’t know if there is one.
Session Materials: Power Point Slides.
- Researching Federal Administrative Regulations (Vic Garces) Thurs. 2/14 12:20-1:15pm Room 153 (library classroom)
Covers the basics of locating and updating federal regulations using online sources. Useful secondary sources also covered.
Session Materials - Power Point Slides: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3
- Going Global--Foreign and International Legal Research (Mary Rumsey) Wed. 2/20 12:20-1:15pm Room 153 (library classroom)
Covers key sources and strategies in foreign and international legal research, using examples of information that attorneys commonly request.
- Land of 10,000 Laws: Minnesota Legal Research (Erin Schlicht) Wed. 2/27 12:20-1:15pm Room 153 (library classroom)
Session Materials: Power Point Slides | Handout.
- Advanced Search (Ellen Qualey) Tues. 3/5 12:20-1:15pm Room 153 (library classroom)
Session Materials: Handout
Introduces advanced searching techniques in Westlaw, LexisNexis, and Google. Learn how to navigate these platforms like an expert and save yourself time and frustration on your next research project!