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Law Library Workshops (Semester A, 2020-2021)

Meeting link will be sent to registratnts one day prior to the workshop.

Locating Common Law Materials

Demonstrates how to find and note up common law cases and statutes.

29 September 2020 (Tuesday) 15:00-16:30
To be held online via Zoom
To register

Finding Law Journals and Other Secondary Materials

We will show you the most efficient way of finding journal articles, books, and other commentaries which discuss the law. It will also cover reference tools such as legal encyclopedias, dictionaries, etc.

08 October 2020 (Thursday) 15:00-16:00
To be held online via Zoom
To register

Searching Key Law Databases

JustisOne

JustisOne is an intelligent legal research platform which lets you search for a comprehensive collection of Commonwealth cases, legislation and EU law. Trainer in London will host three identical sessions, walking us through the contents and functions of the database.

Session 1*      18 September 2020 (Friday) 16:00-16:45, To be held online via Zoom
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Session 2*      22 September 2020 (Tuesday) 16:00-16:45, To be held online via Zoom
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Session 3*      24 September 2020 (Thursday) 17:00-17:45, To be held online via Zoom
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Lexis Advance Hong Kong

This is a major law database with primary and secondary sources of Hong Kong law, US law and law of other common law jurisdictions. Trainer with legal background will show you the contents and functions of the database.

Session 1*      10 September 2020 (Thursday) 15:00-15:45, To be held online via Microsoft Team
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Session 2*      16 September 2020 (Wednesday) 15:00-15:45, To be held online via Microsoft Team
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Practical Law

Practical Law has a vast set of practice notes and standard documents which can be used as they are or tailored for specific legal transactions, meaning you don’t need to draft or research from scratch. The database is also structured in a way to facilitate comparative study across jurisdictions.

17 September 2020 (Thursday) 16:00-16:45
To be held online via Webex
To register

Westlaw Asia & Westlaw Next

Westlaw Asia and Westlaw Next are packaged with primary and secondary sources of Hong Kong law, US law and law of other common law jurisdictions. Trainer with legal background will show you the contents and functions of the two platforms.

Session 1*      10 September 2020 (Thursday) 16:00-16:45, To be held online via Webex
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Session 2*   16 September 2020 (Wednesday) 16:00-16:45, To be held online via Webex
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Citing Legal Information

The Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA) is a citation style widely used in the UK academic world. It is preferred by the CityU School of Law for student works. In this workshop, users will practice citing different kinds of publications using OSCOLA.

Session 1*      15 October 2020 (Thursday) 15:00-16:30, To be held online via Zoom
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Session 2*      22 October 2020 (Thursday) 15:00-16:30, To be held online via Zoom
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* Attend only one session under each individual workshop.