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In-Person Classes

Federal Legislative History - Some methods in researching Acts of Congress
Thursday, April 25, noon-1:00 p.m.
Location: David T. Prosser Jr. State Law Library - Register for Federal Legislative History
Free class

Sometimes an Act of Congress leaves some room for disagreement about how it should be applied or interpreted. This class discusses some of the documentary sources that can help give insight into what Congress was considering while passing legislation. This information, available through sources such as Congress.gov and HeinOnline as well as a variety of printed material, is the sort usually resorted to by courts and lawyers when they ask, "What did Congress really mean?"


If the class you want is already full, contact Jaden Henneman at 608-261-7553 or jaden.henneman@wicourts.gov to be added to the waiting list. You will be notified in the event of a cancellation, or you'll receive first notice when the class is scheduled again.

About Our Classes

Library staff and guest speakers offer free classes on legal research and using electronic resources in the legal research process. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits are secured for most classes. If you'd like to request that we teach a class on a particular topic, please reach out to Michael Keane. .

We can also speak at your organization's meetings or events! Contact Michael Keane to learn more about scheduling a CLE credit class or other educational opportunity for your organization.

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