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Legal Research Makeover: Impress Your Boss Edition

Posted on: | by Miranda Ashby |

Law Students!
Want to impress your boss this summer or during your first year of law practice? The Law Library reference librarians will help you improve your research skills in our Legal Research Makeover Clinics.

Dates: April 9 through April 20, 2012. The Clinics are for Law Students ONLY.

Note: Another series of clinics will be taught immediately following exams, May 21-24, 2012

Topics for the April 9-20 Clinics:
*Federal basics (statutes, regulations, & cases)
*Federal legislative history
*Lexis and Westlaw (segment and field searching)
*No Lexis, No Westlaw, No Worries – Free Websites
*Secondary sources (ALR, current awareness services, journal indexes, HeinOnline)
*Shepard’s Citations and KeyCite

Topics for the Monday, May 20 through Thursday, May 24 Clinics:
*Federal basics (statutes, regulations, & cases)
*Federal legislative history
*International Law
*Lexis and Westlaw (segment and field searching)
*New York basics (statutes, regulations, & cases)
*New York legislative history
*No Lexis, No Westlaw, No Worries – Free Websites
*Secondary sources (ALR, current awareness services, journal indexes, HeinOnline)
*Shepard’s Citations and KeyCite

To view schedule for the April Clinics and to register for a session, go to the Law Library’s homepage:
http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/legal/clinics-2012.asp
or to the Reference Desk.

Questions? Unable to attend the scheduled sessions? Do you need help with another topic? Contact Marcia Zubrow (645-2160 or llmarcia@buffalo.edu) to schedule an alternative date.

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