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ACLL CLE Schedule & Fees

All classes are held in the Allegheny County Law Library in the City-County Building (9th floor)

Tuesday,
March 25, 2014
12:00-1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics (Dr. Fishman)

Reviews both ABA and PA legal ethics resources as well as secondary sources and online resources at the ABA, Office of Government Ethics, and PA Ethics Commission.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Thursday,
March 27, 2014
9:00 a.m. - noon

Pennsylvania Legal Research (Dr. Fishman)

Review of published Pennsylvania primary resources (court reports, constitution, statutory law, administrative law) and secondary sources (digests, citators, annotations, encyclopedias, continuing legal education materials) with some references to important Internet Web sites.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Thursday,
April 3, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Constitutional Law & History (Dr. Fishman)

Researching Pennsylvania constitutional law and history sources in print and online (PA Constitution Web Site).

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Friday,
April 4, 2013
9:00 a.m. - noon

Federal Legal Research (Dr. Fishman)

Review of published Federal primary resources (court reports, constitution, statutory law, administrative law) and secondary sources (digests, citators, annotations, encyclopedias, treatises) with some references to important Internet Web sites.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
April 9, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Statutory Law Research (Dr. Fishman)

Review of chronological and codified statutes as well as General Assembly website for legislative history.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Thursday,
April 10, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics (Dr. Fishman)

Reviews both ABA and PA legal ethics resources as well as secondary sources and online resources at the ABA, Office of Government Ethics, and PA Ethics Commission.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Tuesday,
April 15, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Internet Caselaw Research (Mr. Rao)

Discusses free case law websites for Federal and State courts. Official and non-official websites will be identified. In addition to appellate, and trial court cases, the websites which provide briefs and docket information also will be discussed.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
April 16, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Internet Statutory Law Research (Mr. Rao)

Websites providing Federal (Congress) and State (Legislature) bills, committee reports, floor debates and acts will be identified. Bill tracking and legislative history sites also will be identified.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Thursday,
April 17, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Law Books from the 18th-20th Century (Dr. Fishman)

Discusses Pennsylvania law books that would be used from the 18th to 20th centuries and showing off the original editions from the library's book collection.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Tuesday,
April 22, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Internet Administrative Law Research (Mr. Rao)

Discusses official and non-official websites that provide Information related to Federal and State agencies, rule- making and rule tracking. Sites that provide United States Code and state codes will be identified. Also will discuss the sites containing presidential documents and state governor's documents such as Executive Orders etc.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
April 23, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Internet Secondary Sources Research (Mr. Rao)

Discusses websites dealing with secondary sources including encyclopedias, dictionaries, law review articles, legal news, directories, forms, practitioner aids using sites such as lawreviews.org, HeinOnline, Nolo, Lexis Communities, USLegal Forms, Martindale Hubbell, etc.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Monday,
April 28, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

English Law Books from the 16th to 18th Century (Dr. Fishman)

Discusses English law books that would be used in the 16th to 18th centuries England and its colonies and showing off the original editions from the library's rare book collection.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) hour of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday,
April 30, 2014
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics (Dr. Fishman)

Reviews both ABA and PA legal ethics resources as well as secondary sources and online resources at the ABA, Office of Government Ethics, and PA Ethics Commission.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

If you would like to see a particular course offered, please suggest it to Dr. Joel Fishman at 412.350.5353.

Questions?: Contact Dr. Joel Fishman for further information, 412.350.5353; or e-mail fishman@duq.edu.

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