Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Sacramento County Public Law Library Offers Legal Research Skills Geared Toward the Non-Attorney

Introduction to Legal Research & Law Library Basics

February 27, 2010 (Saturday)
Instructors: SCPLL Law Librarians

This two-part series of classes is for the non-lawyer to introduce you to the Law Library and its resources.

Registration Fee: $15.00

Part A - Statutes

9:30am to 12:00pm

Learn how to recognize and locate California laws, in print and online, and how to use the Annotated Codes. The class will also cover secondary sources, which provide interpretation and context, and are often used as “side doors” into the official statutes.

Registration Fee: $15.00

Part B - Cases

1:00pm to 3:30pm

This class covers how California case law is developed and organized. Learn how to locate cases in printed reporters and online. Secondary sources will be included in the demonstration of methods researchers use to find relevant judicial opinions.

Use your MasterCard® or VISA® to register online. Go to “News & Events” from our home page at www.saclaw.org to view our Schedule of Available Classes.

Parking validation available for SCPLL classes at the City of Sacramento two-story parking structure; entrance on G Street & 7th.

Sacramento County Public Law Library
813 Sixth Street, 1st Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916.874.8541

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