A discussion of how firm, school and government librarians can emphasize access to justice in their trainings and classrooms and consequently better mainstream the importance of access to legal information for all.
I'd like to suggest opening this conversation to other library types. How do we support the mental health of our patrons in law firms, government, and public-facing law libraries? How do we support... more »
Work with a Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion professional to deliver a program that will help law librarians identify and manage implicit biases that can affect delivery of services to their patron base.
Possible speakers and/or examples include:... more »
I would like to see an expert come in and teach negotiating skills.
As we learned this year, the Bluebook has a lot of issues. One of the biggest is that it's 500+ pages of esoteric rules and abbreviations - not something that is at all accessible to a researcher outside the law and keeps outside researchers out of the legal research space. I'd love a discussion about what could be done to simplify and improve it - and are we ready to go in a whole new direction for citations?
Not all law librarians have a JD, but understanding the law enhances legal research skills. This session will provide the basics of the law to help newer librarians build on their existing research skills.
Recently, the legal community has had to grasp with the rapid developments related to cryptocurrencies and blockchain. Panelists will discuss the latest trends and challenges both here in the US and in other countries. The discussion will include how this topic is evolving in general as well as its connection to the law and sharing any relevant sources of information.