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2021 AALL Virtual Legislative Advocacy TrainingContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 09/21/2021 at 11:00 AM (CDT)
Legislative advocacy is essential to making a difference for the legal information profession. This training will teach you skills to advocate for public policy issues, including broadband access and digital equity, balanced copyright laws, and greater access to official legal information.
Litigation Analytics: Helping Litigators Win (Thomson Reuters Partner Webinar)Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 06/24/2021
We’ve all heard about analytics recently, but why are analytics essential to a legal practice? Analytics provide quantifiable data to support and supplement your experience in strategizing case decisions, managing client expectations, accelerating client service, and optimizing legal research.
Recognizing and Resolving Discrimination in the WorkplaceContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/29/2021
Do you know how to identify and deal with at-work discrimination that may harm you, your colleagues, or your institution? Are you facing racial or other types of discriminatory practices in your workplace? It may be difficult to decipher microaggressions or other subtle yet harmful forms of racism or discrimination, or to effectively recognize and remedy these behaviors in ourselves and others. While workplace provisions may be in place, it can be challenging for those impacted to navigate the process.
Law Librarians & Legal Information Professionals as Partners in the Access to Justice MovementContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/03/2021
Law librarians and legal information professionals are in an excellent position to help close the growing access to justice gap. In particular, academic and government law libraries that are open to the public may be interested in partnering with public libraries to provide greater access to legal information and support for navigating legal services. Law librarians can also assist public librarians with expanding their knowledge and improving their skills to respond to legal questions. This webinar will highlight different partnership models and introduce current opportunities and resources.
The Law, Librarians, and Brown v. Board of EducationContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/24/2021
In this era of the Black Lives Matter movement, the recent mob assault on the U.S. Capitol and the major ongoing incidents of police brutality illustrate the need to revisit the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in the landmark civil rights case, Brown v. Board of Education. Researchers, librarians, lawyers, law students, and faculty continue to be at the forefront of the struggle for equality.
The Administrative State: Finding the Regulations that Run EverythingContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/17/2021
With a new president and executive department taking office, administrative law research will be very important this year. Navigating agencies and regulatory law can be intimidating for students and practitioners alike, and conveying this information can prove challenging for instructors.
Maximizing the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals in all Law LibrariesContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/13/2021
During this webinar, learn how to search IFLP effectively, how to utilize the Index when teaching and training others, and better understand IFLP’s potential as a low-cost/high-impact resource for your legal research toolkit.
Loaves and Fishes: Providing Legal Assistance to SRLs When Resources Are LimitedContains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2020
Louisiana is unfortunately a state with a high percentage of its residents who don't have access to the justice system, yet earn too much to qualify for legal aid. The state also lacks a parish law library system. The four law school libraries and one Supreme Court law library are concentrated in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, with the rest of the state lacking law libraries. Civil legal aid funding from the Legislature doesn't meet the state's needs. How do law librarians assist this population with so few resources? This session will cover how Louisiana law librarians ensure access to justice in a state with far fewer resources than most.
Frameworks, Stories, and Engaging Examples: How Newer (and Experienced) Librarians Can Find Their Authentic Voice When TeachingContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2020
Experts use conceptual frameworks (mental constructs), stories, and past examples to organize their thinking and solve problems. Finding your own constructs and stories leads to teaching in your own authentic voice. This session describes the general concept of organizational frameworks and illustrates how storytelling and engaging examples capture and hold students' attention.
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