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ACLL CLE Schedule & Fees

All classes are held in the Allegheny County Law Library in the City-County Building (9th floor)

Tuesday,
August 5, 2014
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics (Dr. Fishman)

Reviews both ABA and PA legal ethics resources as well as secondary sources and online resources at the ABA, Office of Government Ethics, PA Ethics Commission and PA Disciplinary Board.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
August 6, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Constitutional Law & History (Dr. Fishman)

Researching Pennsylvania constitutional law and history sources in print and online (PA Constitution Web Site).

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Friday,
August 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. - noon

Federal Legal Research (Dr. Fishman)

Review of published Federal primary resources (court reports, constitution, statutory law, administrative law) and secondary sources (digests, citators, annotations, encyclopedias, treatises) with some references to important Internet Web sites.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Tuesday,
August 12, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Statutory Law Research (Dr. Fishman)

Review of chronological and codified statutes as well as Pennsylvania General Assembly website for legislative history.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Thursday,
August 14, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Government Documents Legal Research (Dr. Fishman)

Review of Federal and Pennsylvania primary sources: constituitons, statutes, regulations and other publications, and caselaw.

 This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Tuesday,
August 19, 2014
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

English Law Books of the 17th and 18th Centuries (Dr. Fishman)

Discusses English law books that would be used in the 17th to 18th centuries England and its colonies and showing off the original editions from the library's rare book collection.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
August 20, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics (Dr. Fishman)

Reviews both ABA and PA legal ethics resources as well as secondary sources and online resources at the ABA, Office of Government Ethics, and PA Ethics Commission, and PA Disciplinary Board.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Thursday,
August 21, 2014
9:00 a.m. - noon

Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Legal Research (Dr. Fishman)

Review of published Pennsylvania primary resources (court reports, constitution, statutory law, administrative law) and secondary sources (digests, citators, annotations, encyclopedias, continuing legal education materials) with some references to important Internet Web sites.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Thursday,
August 21, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Internet Legal Research (Mr. Rao)

Reviews conducting legal research online using Google, Findlaw, Justia and other databases for both primary and secondary sources for both Federal
and Pennsylvania.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Monday,
August 25, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Law Books from the 18th-20th Century (Dr. Fishman)

Discusses Pennsylvania law books that would be used in the 18th to 20th centuries and showing off the original editions from the library's collection.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Tuesday,
August 26, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Guardianship of Incapacitated People in Pennsylvania (Mr. Lovewell)

As more baby boomers are reaching retirement age, the issues of guardianship and incapacity are becoming more important for Pennsylvania attorneys. This class will review statutes, court rules, and case law essential to practicing in this field.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
August 27, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Secondary Sources (Dr. Fishman)

Discusses Pennsylvania secondary sources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, law review articles, legal news, directories, forms, practitioner aids, etc.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
August 28, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics (Dr. Fishman)

Reviews both ABA and PA legal ethics resources as well as secondary sources and online resources at the ABA, Office of Government Ethics, and PA Ethics Commission.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

If you would like to see a particular course offered, please suggest it to Dr. Joel Fishman at 412.350.5353.

Questions?: Contact Dr. Joel Fishman for further information, 412.350.5353; or e-mail fishman@duq.edu.

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