Our Reference Librarians will take you through a series of one hour long classes that go over the CA court system, what is legal research, techniques for doing legal research and will end the course with a live demo of answering selected reference questions submitted by participants. These sessions are helpful to those who want to the public who want to learn more about the legal system, students looking for legal research tips, and legal professionals interested in the resources the Law Library has to offer!
The course is 5 weeks long beginning September 1 on Wednesdays at 1pm. Attendance at each session is NOT required.
The course is free and hosted on Zoom. The sessions will be recorded.
Sept. 1- Intro of RCLL librarians and course (approx. 30 mins)
Sept. 8- What is the CA Supreme Court and court system
Sept. 15- Media literacy: enhancing legal research
Sept. 22 Legal research part one- Primary authority v. Secondary authority, research tips and more.
Sept. 29 Legal Research part two- submit reference questions prior to class for the instructor to answer live.
Questions call (951) 368-0368 or email firstname.lastname@example.org