Spring 2019 - Research Recess!

During the 2019 Spring Semester, the O'Quinn Law Library reference librarians and the Lawyering Skills and Strategies faculty will offer a series of lunchtime and evening presentations on legal research and writing topics.

Presentations will be given at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and 5:00 p.m. on Wednesdays from February 12 through April 18.


1. Understanding the Texas Legal Structure
Presented by Chris Dykes, Head of Public Services, O’Quinn Law Library
Tuesday, 2/12, 12:00-12:45 (room 1 BLB), Wednesday, 2/13, 5:00-5:45 (room 111 TUII)

2. Greenbook Citation and Advanced Bluebooking
Presented by Lawyering Skills and Strategies (LSS) Legal Writing Fellows
Tuesday, 2/19, 12:00-12:45 (room 109 BLB), Wednesday, 2/20, 5:00-5:45 (room 109 BLB)

3. Resources for Texas Legal Practice
Presented by Katy Badaeux, Head of Faculty Services, O’Quinn Law Library
Tuesday, 2/26, 12:00-12:45 (room 1 BLB), Wednesday, 2/27, 5:00-5:45 (room 111 TUII)

4. Researching Texas Statutes and Administrative Regulations
Presented by Emily Lawson, Associate Director of the O’Quinn Law Library
Tuesday, 3/5, 12:00-12:45 (room 1 BLB), Wednesday, 3/6, 5:00-5:45 (room 111 TUII)

5. Texas E-Filing, Forms, and Drafting
Presented by Elizabeth Bolles Watson and Joseph Lawson, Harris County Law Library
Tuesday, 3/19, 12:00-12:45 (room 1 BLB), Wednesday, 3/20, 5:00-5:45 (room 111 TUII)

6. Legal Writing beyond the First Year
Presented by Lawyering Skills and Strategies (LSS) Legal Writing Fellows
Tuesday, 3/26, 12:00-12:45 (room 4 BLB), Tuesday, 4/2, 5:00-5:45 (room 109 BLB)

7. Legal Research beyond the First Year
Presented by Lawyering Skills and Strategies (LSS) Legal Writing Fellows
Thursday, 4/18, 12:00-12:45 (room 109 BLB) and 5:00-5:45 (room 109 BLB)