Legal Research Classes
The Georgetown Law Library offers various legal research classes throughout the year on topics such as research strategy and cost-effective legal research. Westlaw, LexisNexis, and other database vendors also offer classes on how to use their products to do legal research.
- Legal Research & Writing Classes (Legal Research & Writing students)
- Library Research Classes (LL.M. & J.D. students)
Legal Research & Writing Classes Signup (LRW)
Below are links to online registration forms for students enrolled in Legal Research & Writing (LRW) classes. For the "LRW Cost Effective Research" classes, attendance is mandatory for students in four LRW Sections: Avalos (Section 1), Golden (Section 2), Donahoe (Section 3), Clark (Section 4). Attendance is optional for students in other LRW Sections.
These classes are held in the Williams Library, Computer Learning Center (CLC) and students can bring their laptops. Please sign up using the links below. If students are not able to attend one of their assigned Section classes or the Makeup sessions, due to a scheduling conflict, the student should contact Ann Hemmens (firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance.
- Monday April 1, 10am
- Monday April 1, 3:30pm
- Monday April 1, 4:30pm
- Monday April 1, 5:40pm
- Tuesday April 2, 11:10am
- Tuesday April 2, 3:30pm
- Tuesday April 2, 4:30pm
- Tuesday April 2, 5:40pm
- Wednesday April 3, 10am
- Wednesday April 3, 3:30pm
- Wednesday April 3, 4:30pm
- Wednesday April 3, 5:40pm
- Friday April 5, 11am
- Friday April 5, 1pm
Library Research Classes (LL.M. & J.D.)
These sessions are open to all law students, particularly upper-level J.D. and LLM students. The sessions are held in the Computer Learning Center (CLC) in the Williams Library. Each class is limited to 24 students. Students can also bring their laptops. Please sign up using the links below.
Students will learn how to research cost-effectively. Topics discussed include developing a research plan, cost effective searching on databases such as Westlaw and Lexis, and free and low cost resources.
- Tuesday April 9, 11:10am
- Wednesday April 10, 3:30pm