Videos and Tutorials

Videos

Introduction to Legal Research with Westlaw (September 2021)

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This tutorial video on legal research with Westlaw introduces viewers to selecting jurisdictions and sources to search in, creating and running natural language and boolean searches, and navigating within search results and documents, including filtering results, searching within results, navigating tables of contents, and printing, emailing, and downloading documents. It demonstrates topics in searching and navigating in statutes, cases, and secondary sources, including how to use the KeyCite citator to check the status of the law, using headnotes and the West Key Number system, and how to find legal forms, among other topics.

Estate Planning 101 ( January 26, 2022)

 

HERA (Housing & Economic Rights Advocates) staff attorneys explain key concerns and key documents that will help you address handling your belongings and your health the way you want to. Those documents include:
 -Living trust
- Will
- Power of attorney
- Advance health care directive
- Transfer on death documents for certain kinds of accounts

Tenants’ Rights Covid-19 Eviction Moratorium and Rental Assistance ( January 25, 2022)

 

An attorney from Bay Area Legal Aid presents legal information on the following topics:
 -Tenants’ rights under the Alameda County Eviction Moratorium
 -Eviction rights and procedures
 -Covid-19 rental assistance

Introduction to Lexis Digital Library (March 2022)

Tenant Rights 101: Basic Tenant Rights, Fair Housing, and What to Know About the Rental Process and Credit Reporting (November 2021)

Restraining Orders and Virtual Hearings 101 (October 2021)

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This panel presentation features attorneys from the Family Violence Law Center, which provides free legal services in any language to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors in Alameda County, California. The panel provides a brief introduction to restraining orders with a specific focus on current virtual practices and court procedures.

Topics include: an introduction to different types of restraining orders and the legal forms required; best practices when filling out restraining order forms; how to file, pick up, and serve restraining orders; and how to submit evidence and access remote hearings.

Also see:

Alameda County Law Library Research Guides:

https://calcountylawlib.libguides.com/?b=g&d=a&group_id=14465

Alameda County Law Library research and library FAQs: 

https://alamedacountylaw.libanswers.com/