15 and 45-minute Legal Research Classes

15 and 45-minute Legal Research Classes

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During the fall semester Harvard Law School librarians will teach several 15-minute quick information sessions and two 45-minute legal research classes on various topics for Harvard Law School students. It’s a great way to kick start a writing project or to improve your legal research skills ahead of starting a new job or working in a clinic.
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15-minute

Choosing a Paper Topic
• Tue 9/14 12:30pm – 12:45pm
• Location: Areeda 524, Harvard Law School Library
• Trying to decide on a topic for your paper? Join the library for a 15-minute review of useful resources and some tips for making the process as painless as possible.
• Contact: Michelle Pearse

Top 5 Tips for Subciting Sanity
• Thu 9/16 5:15pm – 5:30pm
• Tue 9/21 12:30pm – 12:45pm
• Location: Lemann Lounge, Harvard Law School Library
• Subciting doesn’t have to be painful! Come to this quick session to learn 5 tips that will help you get organized and get the references you need more quickly.
• Contact: Meg Kribble

Finding and Mining SEC Filings

• Fri 10/8 12:30pm – 12:45pm
• Location: L408 (Library 4th Floor – Reference Desk)
• Come learn how to find and mine SEC filings to commit acts of good and evil, whether it’s helping take a company public (S-1) or co-opting M&A agreements.
• Contact: Lisa Junghahn

Legislative Documents
• Wed 11/10 12:15pm – 12:30pm
• Lemann Lounge, Harvard Law School Library
• Find federal legislative documents fast with this quick 15 minute class in the Lemann Lounge of the Library.
• Contact: George Taoultsides


45-minute

Administrative Law & Regulations
• Wed 10/20 5:15pm – 6:00pm
• Location: A524 (Library 5th Floor – Conference Room)
• Come learn how to (1) find and update regulations, (2) find administrative decisions, and (3) follow the process for agency promulgation of regulations. Navigate agency websites, the Code of Federal Regulation, and the Federal Register.
• Contact: Lisa Junghahn

Federal Legislative History

• Wed 11/17 9:00am – 9:45am
• Location: 2nd floor computer lab, Langdell
• Learn about the best online and print resources that will help you find federal legislative documents and help you compile federal legislative histories.
• Contact: George Taoultsides

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