: The program was originally scheduled to run Saturday, February 15th and Saturday, February 22nd, but the scheduled has been adjusted due to weather conditions in Harrisburg. The first session will take place on Saturday, February 22nd and the second session will take place on Saturday, March 15th.
Invest two Saturday mornings, February 22nd and March 15th, and get practical legal research skills and knowledge that will set you apart from your peers. With a focus on solo and small-firm practice, these legal research tips will introduce you to the basic research tools necessary for practice in Pennsylvania Courts.
Students who attend the entire program will receive a Certificate of Completion and their names listed on the program webpage.
This FREE research program offered by the Widener-Harrisburg Legal Information Center is open to current Widener School of Law students, alumni, and members of the Pennsylvania bar. Let us help you get practice-ready!
for the sign-up form.
– Feb 22
9:30-10:15: Lexis for Pennsylvania practice
10:15-11:00: Westlaw for Pennsylvania practice
11:15-12:00: Bloomberg Law for Pennsylvania practice
12:00-12:30: Alternatives to Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw
12:30-1:00: Law tech talk
– March 15
9:30-10:00: Pennsylvania Court rules/forms
10:00-10:30: Pennsylvania administrative research
10:30-11:00: Pennsylvania legislative history research
11:15-11:45: Pennsylvania free case/statute resources
11:45-12:15: Pennsylvania secondary sources/practice guides
12:15-1:00: Small-firm panel discussion on Pennsylvania legal research tips
Program materials can be found on the following research guide: http://libguides.law.widener.edu/pplr