CALL/ACBD offers a variety of events suited to the needs of our members to help you keep up to date as the industry evolves, including:

    • Several webinars per year on a variety of subjects. Audio and visual recordings are also available to registered participants after each event.

    • The Annual CALL/ACBD Conference brings together our membership for a 4 day, social and educational experience, highlighted by our spectacular vendor showcase. Exhibitors from across the world come to showcase their new, old and upcoming products for Private, Government and Institutional Law Librarians.

    • The New Law Librarians' Institute, sponsored by CALL/ACBD, is an intensive, week-long program aimed at developing librarians' skills in the key competencies of law librarianship. The program will feature expert instruction from leading law librarians and law professors, small class size, a mix of lectures and practical sessions, hands on sessions, and valuable take-home materials.

Upcoming events

    • 13 Jun 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Online

    Please contact National Office for information on participating in this board meeting ( 

    • 22 Jun 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • online

    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.

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