Mastering American Legal Research
Thursday 14th of January 2021 14:00
LocationOnline via Zoom (joining link will be circulated via email)
ThemesLegal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of LawPreparation for Pupillage, Career Development and Wellbeing
14:00 - 15:30
Ensure that you have joined before the QS is due to start.
Dress codeSmart Casual
This practical session will review the key features of the US legal system at both the Federal and State levels. Topics covered include researching the Constitution and where and how to find statutes, regulations and cases from the Federal government and from State governments. You will also learn about the usefulness of various secondary sources of US legal research.
Preparation will be circulated ahead of the QS.
[Bookings will open at 18:00 on Friday 18 December]
This event is for members only.
Qualifying Session Details
After this session, students should be able to:
- Recognise and identify aspects of the legal system of the USA.
- Demonstrate the ability to research aspect of US law using a variety of strategies and research techniques.
- Distinguish between the different sources of US law available in print and online.
Links to the Professional Statement, wider workings of the Bar, administration of justice or a public interest matter
The QS will align with these elements of the Professional Statement:
- 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.5 / 1.12
Bookings and Cancellations
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