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Legal Research Classes

Legal Research Classes
Semester 2, Block 3, 2022

Click on the time and date to attend the class

Finding Case Law

An introduction to locating primary legal sources. Students will learn how to use a case citator to locate case law and information about case law.  

  • 2:30pm Tue 4 October
  • 1:00pm Thu 13 October

No bookings are required. Click the class link to attend.  (links are added on the day of the class)

 

Finding Legislation - Law and Criminology

Students will  learn how to locate up-to-date legislation and associated extrinsic materials.

  • 11:00am Thu 6 October 2022
  • 10:00am Tue 11 October 2022

No bookings are required. Click the class link to attend.  (links are added on the day of the class)

 

Finding Secondary Sources for Law

The focus of the class is on analysing a question, using a legal dictionary and building a search statement to locate legal journal articles.  The class includes an overview of how to reference journal articles using AGLC.

  • ​​​​​​10:00am Tue 4 October
  • 2:30pm Thu 13 October

No bookings are required. Click the class link to attend.  (links are added on the day of the class)

 

AGLC4 - Referencing

This interactive class is suitable for beginners, or those wishing to improve their AGLC4 skills.

  • 1:00pm Tue 4 October 2022
  • 11:00am Thu 13 October 2022

No bookings are required. Click the class link to attend.  (links are added on the day of the class)

 

Inquiry Law

This class takes students through the process of locating discussion of a legal principle in a textbook, locating case law that is referred to in the textbook and citing those cases correctly.

  • 1:00pm Thu 6 October
  • 1:00pm Tue 11 October 2022

 

Bookings are required and may be made via the Learning Hub - link below.

https://learninghub.vu.edu.au/students/events/search?query=law&EventType=&campus=

 

 

Criminology – Library Class
This class introduces criminology students to a step-by-step approach to quickly and efficiently locate journal articles for use in criminology assignments.  

  • 1:00pm Wed 5 October 2022
  • 1:00pm Mon 10 October 2022

No bookings are required. Click the class link to attend.  (links are added on the day of the class)

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Mr Murray Greenway
(College Librarian, College of Law and Justice)
murray.greenway@vu.edu.au
+61 3 9919 1834

Ms Debra Hutchinson
(Librarian, College of Law and Justice)
debra.hutchinson@vu.edu.au
+61 3 9919 1850

 

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