Now that AALL has articulated a set of legal research standards and competencies, the next step is to implement them – to embed them into the fabric of our institutions and work product. We encourage you to share your thoughts and suggestions by responding to any of the questions listed here or by sending your comments on legal research competency.
How would you envision an organization (law school, law firm, court, corporate entity, etc.) using the Principles and Standards for Legal Research Competency? Click here to respond.
What are some possible ways to let people know about the Principles and Standards for Legal Research Competency and ways that they may be used in different organizations? Click here to respond.
Please contact the AALL Task Force for Promoting Legal Research Competency with announcements of upcoming events, your comments or suggestions, and examples of legal research competency assessment. We would like to engage with you in an effort to enhance legal research competency across the legal profession.
Chair, AALL Task Force for Promoting Legal Research Competency
Director of the Law Library & Professor of Law
University of Miami School of Law Library
Coral Gables FL