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RESEARCH CENTER WORKSHOPS

All law students are welcome to attend workshops which usually meet on Wednesdays, at 12:30PM in Room L315.  We encourage everyone to register beforehand so enough lunch is available for all attendees.

   
FLORIDA GUIDES

The following research guides contain helpful resources including databases, websites, and print materials related to Florida legal research. For a complete list of all research guides, click here

Register for Spring 2016 Research Workshops

 

JAN 13   BUILDING YOUR DIGITAL FORTRESS

Instructor JON LUTZ

This workshop will teach you how to manage your web identity, secure hardware, locate lost smartphones, and protect your cloud storage. Security and privacy issues that could harm future clients will also be discussed in this short presentation. 


JAN 20   FLORIDA LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Instructor KATIE CRANDALL

Have you ever wondered where a law comes from? Then look no further than its legislative history. From staff analysis to committee reports, these important government documents comprise a statute’s process through the Florida legislature and you will learn how to find them all! 


JAN 27  WESTLAW REFRESHER

Instructor BARBARA KAPLAN

Learn how using parentheses, proximity terms, and wildcard operators in creating search queries can put you in control of your Westlaw searches -- not the other way around. 


 

FEB 3  FLORIDA CRIMINAL LAW RESEARCH

Instructor KATIE MILLER

Learn about helpful resources for practicing criminal law in Florida from pre-trial to postconviction and everything in between.


 

FEB 10   THE ART OF PRESENCE...or, Tips on Commanding the Room

Instructor PAT BINGHAM-HARPER

Heading off to an interview, or presenting a job talk?  Need a confidence boost?  Stage presence comes naturally to some people, but many of us could use of couple nudges in the right direction.  See how vocal variety, body language and storytelling are skills that can help you walk into a room with confidence, stand in front of a group, and interview like a pro!


 

FEB 17   FLORIDA FAMILY LAW RESEARCH

Instructors MARGARET CLARK

Learn about the valuable resources and research strategies necessary for practicing family law in Florida from initiating a dissolution of marriage to filing injunctions to modifying or enforcing custody orders.   


 

FEB 24  LEXIS REFRESHER

Instructor BARBARA KAPLAN

Learn how using parentheses, proximity terms, and wildcard operators in creating search queries can put you in control of your Westlaw searches -- not the other way around.


 

MAR 2   RESOURCES FOR STAYING CURRENT

Instructor MARGARET CLARK

You’ve received an interview for a clerkship and want to know what the judge’s most recent opinions were?  You’re following a case and want to know if the Supreme Court has granted certiorari?  This presentation will identify specialized tools for keeping up with new developments and staying current in one's area of specialization.


 

MAR 16  E-DISCOVERY

Instructor MARY MCCORMICK

Any data that is stored in an electronic form may be subject to production under federal or Florida e-discovery rules. Learn the basics of identifying, preserving, collecting, processing, reviewing and producing information in an electronic format.


 

MAR 23  SUMMER IN THE CITY

Instructor AMY LIPFORD

Working over the summer and confused about what resources you can use? Want to find cost-effective substitutes for research materials you need? Attend this workshop to get a better understanding of how and when to use resources for your summer job or internship.


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