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New ACLL/DCLI Acquisitions List

The following link provides a selection of cataloged materials for the Center for Legal Information and the Allegheny County Law Library for October 2012. It includes new arrivals, in alphabetical order by subject heading. Additional details include title, call number, location, and a link to the item's SOLCAT record. If you wish to borrow circulating materials, please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance.

October 2012 Acquisitions List

Reminder: Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education Series

Saturday, December 1, 2012
9:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Duquesne University School of Law Room 203

"Islamic Law"
Presented by Professor Susan Hascall

This CLE will introduce the attendees to Islamic law through discussion of classical jurisprudence. Substantive topics will include a short discussion of family law and commercial law in both classical and modern contexts.

The course has been 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 credit. Cost is $90. For more information or to register, contact koehler@duq.edu or 412-396-6282.

Reminder: December 2012 CLE Schedule at ACLL

All classes are held in the Allegheny County Law Library in the City-County Building (9th floor). Please see class schedule details below.

Registration

Walk-ins allowed if space is available.

3 Credit Sessions

  • $50 for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards
  • $60 for non-library card holders

1 Credit Sessions

  • $25 for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards
  • $30 for non-library card holders

Please make checks payable to: Duquesne University Law School

To Register: Please call Marlene Vatter at 412.396.6188.

Classes Held At:
Allegheny County Law Library
City-County Building (9th Floor)
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


CLASSSES WILL BE HELD IN THE Allegheny County Law Library, 921 City-County Bldg., 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Wednesday,
November 28, 2012
12:00 p.m. (noon) - 2:00 p.m.

Transporting People with Disabilities

Dr. Linda Van Roosmalen will provide an overview of the best practices and voluntary standards and regulations pertaining to transporting people with disabilities. The course will use case examples in which individuals were negligently injured while being transported. Participants will be provided with a framework to help investigate and litigate cases involving people with disabilities that use public transportation or ride in emergency vehicles.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for two (2) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

($40 for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards/
$50 for non-library card holders)

Thursday, November 29, 2012
12:00 p.m. (noon) - 1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics

Review of both printed and Internet sources for performing research in legal ethics.

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.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
12:00 p.m. (noon) - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Secondary Sources

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.

Wednesday,
December 5, 2012
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (noon)

Pennsylvania Legal Research

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) credits of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and (0) credits of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit

Wednesday,
December 5, 2012
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Internet Legal Research

Provides history of Internet, components of the Internet, general web sites, various types of search engines, general and legal Web sites including primary and secondary Web sites for federal and Pennsylvania legal information, general information such as finding people, news and periodical literature.

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

Tuesday,
December 11, 2012
12:00 p.m. (noon) - 1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics

Review of both printed and Internet sources for performing research in legal ethics.

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
December 13, 2012
12:00 p.m. (noon) -1:00 p.m.

English Law Books of the 17th & 18th Centuries

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.

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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