June 22, 2017
US Courts and Judicial Opinions for the Canadian Legal Researcher (Part 2)
This program will cover the structure of the US court system and the sources of judicial opinions, comparing the US with Canada. Focusing on stare decisis and other characteristics of US judicial opinions, differences between US and Canadian publication practices will be emphasized.
Bio: Professor Penny A. Hazelton
Penny Hazelton has been working as a law librarian for over 44 years at the University of Washington, the US Supreme Court Library, and the University of Maine. She has enjoyed teaching legal research to law students, lawyers, judges, prisoners, librarians, and members of the public. She is the editor of Specialized Legal Research and co-author of the Washington Legal Researcher’s Deskbook.
*Please note that this is part 2 of this webinar series. The previous one is available for purchase and is/was on March 2, 2017.