Weekly Tips of Legal Research – Fall 2019

Weekly Tips of Legal Research –

Follow us here, and on Twitter @Team2Research to learn more about this workshop. Wondering what happens during this workshop? Below you can find the prezi presentations used to guide each session of case law research:

  1. August 29, First Workshop – Treatises and seminal cases.
  2. September 5, Second Workshop – Restatements of Law and Case Law Research
  3. September 12, Third Workshop –When Are Law Review Articles the Starting Point?; and Learning about How Legal Information is Published: the value of starting with a statute to find cases
  4. September 19, Fourth Workshop – The indelible use of practice materials in case law research.
  5. September 26, Fifth Workshop – the battle of the databases – When the Hypothetical Dictates the Database Choice Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law and case law research (I)
  6. October 3, Sixth Workshop –  the battle of the databases – Does the form matter or only the substance? Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law and case law research (II)    and Learning about Case Law Indexing and the use of Citators
  7. October 10 –  Seventh Workshop – the battle of the databases – Does the form matter or only the substance? Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law and case law research (III)
  8. October 17,  Eighth Workshop,  Simple or Boolean searches (Natural language vs. terms and connectors searches) (If time permits) –  What happens when foreign or international law issues come into play?