Aug. 6, 2004

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Contact: Ann Branden, Continuing Education, (785) 864-7889.

KU School of Law to host seminar on Internet legal research Aug. 13

LAWRENCE -- A seminar for attorneys, librarians and others who use legal research and information management will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 13, in 203 Green Hall at the University of Kansas School of Law.

The seminar is titled "The Law of Libraries and the Internet: New Developments and Basic Internet Legal Research." It is sponsored by the KU School of Law and KU Continuing Education.

The seminar will examine a variety of issues, including the use of pornography filters by libraries; American libraries and intellectual freedom, including the USA Patriot Act; the unauthorized practice of law and provision of legal information; and new developments in copyright law.

Seminar participants also will learn about Kansas legal research, federal statutory research, federal regulatory and administrative decisions research, and federal judicial research on the Internet.

Presenters will be Carolyn Craycraft Clark, Joseph Custer and Robert Mead, all staff members with the Wheat Law Library in the KU School of Law.

Participants attending the entire seminar will earn eight continuing legal education hours, including one hour of ethics.

A full conference agenda and registration are available by calling (785) 864-5823 or toll-free (877) 404-5823 or visiting www.kuce.org/programs/nd.

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