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ALLEGHENY COUNTY LAW LIBRARY CLE SCHEDULE AUGUST 2013

THE LIBRARY IS AN APPROVED PROVIDER OF CLE COURSES BYSUPREME COURT CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION BOARD

August 6: Pennsylvania Statutory Research                         (S) 1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 8: Pennsylvania Constitutional Law & History Research(S) 1 cr. 12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 13: Researching Legal Ethics                                  (E)  1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 16: Pennsylvania Legal Research                             (S) 3 cr.     9:00-12:00 p.m.

August 19:  English Law Books From the 16th to 18th Century  (S) 1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 22: Researching Federal Law                                    (S) 3 cr.     1:00-4:00 p.m.

August 26: Internet: Case Law Research                               (S)1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 27: Internet: Statutory Law Research                         (S) 1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 28: Internet Administrative Law Research                   (S)  1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 28: Pennsylvania Legal Research                              (S) 3 cr.     1:15-4:15 p.m.

August 29: Researching Legal Ethics                                   (E) 1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

August 30: Researching Secondary Sources                        (S) 1 cr.     12:00-1:00 p.m.

TO SIGN UP: PLEASE CONTACT: MARLENE VATTER, 412.396.6188; vatter@duq.edu
Walk-ins are always available to attend

(S) Substantive Law Credit; (E) Ethics Law Credit

COSTS:          3 credit class: $50 if a library cardholder; $60 if a non-library cardholder
1 credit class: $25 if a library cardholder; $35 if a non-library cardholder

ALL CLASSES TAKE PLACE IN THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY LAW LIBRARY

For further details: Call Dr. Joel Fishman, at 412.350.5353; email: fishman@duq.edu

Professor Frank Y. Liu Featured in Oral History of Law Librarianship Project

Frank Y. Liu, Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Legal Information, was recently interviewed as part of HeinOnline's Oral History of Law Librarianship project.  During the interview, Prof. Liu discusses his background, his honorary degrees, his experience working with legendary law librarian Professor Roy Mersky and other prominent law librarians, how he was hired as director of the Duquesne University School of Law Library, and his involvement with the American Association of Law Libraries, and much more.  The video is available in HeinOnline's Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf (login required) and on YouTube.

DCLI New Acquisitions List Now Available

Looking for the most recent collection additions? The Center is pleased to offer a list of the newest titles at both DCLI and ACLL.

The following link provides a selection of recently cataloged materials for the Center for Legal Information and the Allegheny County Law Library. 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.

New Acquisitions:

The June 2013 New Acquisitions Lists are now available at the following link:

http://www.duq.edu/academics/schools/law/law-library/new-acquisitions

DCLI (Post-Bar) Summer Hours

DCLI will be open for SUMMER HOURS according to the following schedule. Please visit the Center's hours page for more information regarding hours of operation.

(Post-Bar) Tuesday, July 30 - Saturday, August 17, 2013

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday

CLOSED

Thursday, August 15, 2013

CLOSED (Feast of the Assumption)

 

WI-FI NOW AVAILABLE IN ACLL

The Allegheny County Law Library has added wi-fi access in its main library room to access the Internet. If you are in court and have some time in your hearings, etc., come up to the library and use your own computer to access your Internet resources and/or computer back in the office. 

Signing in is easy; when you open up your settings, ACLL should come up and add the password (acll9th floor). The library also has six computers in its main room for Internet access and/or the library's online databases.

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Latest Legal Link

Courtroom View Network

www.courtroomview.com

CVN is a subscription-based online resource that provides legal multimedia. You can listen to cases with audio opinions from AudioCaseFiles, watch real courtroom video from Courtroom View Network (CVN) and view trial advocacy training clips from the Video Training Library (VTL). Users, for instance in a law school environment,  must create an account using an email address in order to get unlimited access to the audio and video content. Students, and other legal researchers, use AudioCaseFiles to search for audio opinions by course or by their casebook, download MP3 files of their assigned cases and learn on the go. They use CVN video to see real high-stakes litigation and to see how attorneys develop their arguments. Search the CVN video by practice area or jurisdiction and then stream it onto your computer. Also, you can visit the VTL for specific clips of attorneys executing litigation techniques and skills. Watch and learn how to effectively deliver opening statements with power points, or to see how to cross examine a hostile witness.