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Homage to the Legal Information Institute (LII): Post "25 for 25: A Librarian’s Free Law Awakening"

by on October 7, 2017 1:03 pm
Please see here. From the post, by Sarah Glassmeyer (with emphasis added here): … Access to information is access to justice.  That’s always been the case, but now more than ever.  People often conflate access to legal services with access to justice, but access to justice is much larger than just access to legal services.… Read more Homage to the Legal Information Institute (LII): Post "25 for 25: A Librarian’s Free Law Awakening"

Another Post of Interest about Legal Research Instruction: "The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front"

by on September 16, 2017 4:34 pm
The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front September 14, 2017 by Brandon [Nichole] Wright Adler Some arguably very cogent highlights from the post: … What I quickly learned as [a recent] lecture [to the Advanced Legal Research course about the economics of legal research] went on is that … 3L law students [are]… Read more Another Post of Interest about Legal Research Instruction: "The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front"

U.S. Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports Are Excellent Federal Legislation-Related and Federal Legislative History-Related Materials for Legal Research & Writing (LR&W or LRW) Instruction

by on August 26, 2017 1:51 pm
Please see these two CRS reports in particular: Researching Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (Feb. 6, 2017, RL33895) Legislative History Research: A Guide to Resources for Congressional Staff (July 6, 2016, R41865) Also: Bills and Resolutions: Examples of How Each Kind Is Used (Dec. 2, 2010 98-706) The Senate’s Calendar of Business (Apr. 21,… Read more U.S. Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports Are Excellent Federal Legislation-Related and Federal Legislative History-Related Materials for Legal Research & Writing (LR&W or LRW) Instruction