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Upcoming US Law Webinars – October 2022

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Spooky season approaches! For some, part of October will be spent gearing up for Halloween and Día de Muertos. Others may be excited about the cooler weather and fall recipes. Maybe “pumpkin spice season” will be observed where you live.

Regardless of your October plans, we hope you make time to join us for some of our upcoming webinars on and federal statutes. More information about the Law Library’s upcoming U.S. law webinars and registration links can be found below.

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Orientation to Legal Research: U.S. Federal Statutes

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2022, 11:00 a.m. EDT – 12:00 p.m. EDT

Content: Provides an overview of U.S. statutory and legislative research, including information about how to find and use the U.S. Code, the U.S. Statutes at Large, and U.S. federal bills and resolutions.

Instructor: Jason Zarin – Legal Reference Specialist. Jason has a B.A. in economics from Tufts University, an M.A. in economics from UCLA, a J.D. from the University of Southern California, an LL.M. in taxation from Georgetown University, and a Master of Science in information systems from the University of Texas at Austin.

Register here. Webinar

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022, 2:00 p.m. EDT – 3:00 p.m. EDT

Content: This orientation is designed to give a basic overview of While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and the congressional member information attached to the legislation, new features on will be highlighted.

Instructor: Barbara Bavis and Robert Brammer. Barbara is the bibliographic and research instruction librarian at the Law Library. She holds a B.A. in history from Duke University, a J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law, and a Master of Science in library and information science with a specialization in law librarianship from Catholic University. Robert is the chief of the Law Library’s Office of External Relations. He holds a B.A. in political science from the University of Kentucky, a J.D. from Wayne State University, and a Master of library science from Florida State University.

Register here.

To learn about other upcoming classes on domestic and foreign law topics, visit the Legal Research Institute.

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