Introduction to Legal Research: Types & Sources of Law

Monday, April 30, 2018  1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

This class introduces legal researchers to the different types of laws created by the separate branches of government - cases, statutes, and regulations - and the roles they play in your research. Learn fundamental legal research concepts by focusing on the elements and features of legal research materials and the tools by which to locate them.

Class covers:

  •  Different laws produced by different branches of government, and why each is important
  •  Introduction to primary and secondary authority
  •  Finding tools
  •  Characteristics of legal research materials
  •  Legal research tips

Presented by:
Ryan Metheny, Managing Librarian, Legal Education, LA Law Library

No legal advice:

LA Law Library provides access to legal resources and assistance with legal research. LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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Los Angeles, CA 90012
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Tue: 8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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