Friday, February 27, 2015

GenLaw Study Group - 27 Feb 2015


We're up to Chapter 5, so come prepared to discuss "Sources to Use."

The GenLaw Study Group hosted by DearMYRTLE  meets in 8 sessions to discuss Genealogy and the Law by Kay Haviland Freilich and William B. Freilich.

WHERE: http://bit.ly/MyrtsNext

SYLLABUS
Kay Haviland Freilich and William B. Freilich, Genealogy and the Law: A Guide to Legal Sources for the Family Historian (Arlington, Virginia: National Genealogical Society, 2014). [Book available from the publisher at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/genealogy_and_the_law ]

PREREQUISITES:

1. Purchase Genealogy and the Law.

2. Review MGP1 Study Group Copyright Guidelines
http://youtu.be/uFpET_NWFeU?list=PLR41jOFxoDYw5glhWOY-1JcW931SnMuMv

3. Read the chapter and complete assignments BEFORE each session.

We start at:
Noon Eastern US (New York)
11am Central US (Chicago)
10am Mountain US (Denver, Salt Lake City)
9am Pacific US (Los Angeles)

If you need a time zone converter, here's one DearMYRTLE recommends:
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html

Post COMMENTS before, during and after the Hangout on Air here:
http://bit.ly/MyrtsNext

 WHEN ARE STUDY GROUP SESSIONS TO BE HELD?
All chapter reading and homework is to be done before the session, so we can discuss which portions are most intriguing or challenging as follows:

Fridays beginning:
    23 Jan 2015 - Chapter 1 Understanding the Law
    30 Jan2015 - Chapter 2 Understanding the Terminology
    6 Feb 2015 - Chapter 3 Types of Law
    Break for FGS/RootsTech 2015
   19 Feb 2015 (Thursday) - Chapter 4 Finding the Pertinent Law
Resuming Fridays
    27 Feb 2015 - Chapter 5 Sources to Use
    6 Mar 2015 - Chapter 6 Where to Research
    13 Mar 2015 - Chapter 7 Citing Legal Sources
    20 Mar 2015 - Chapter 8 Applying the Law to Ancestral Events
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