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Benjamin Andrew Doherty

Head of Library Instruction
Unit: School of Law
Department: School of Law
Office location and address
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
J.D. University of Wisconsin 1999
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison 1995
B.A. State University of New York at Binghamton 1993

Ben Doherty joined the research and reference team of the Law Library in 2004. He received a B.A. in African-American and African Studies, and English, from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1993; and an M.A. in African-American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995.  He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1999.

LAW 8000: Advanced Legal Research
Credits: 2
This course examines print and electronic research. Topics include basic primary and secondary sources, including legislative history and administrative law; using Lexis and Westlaw; research in specialized areas and transnational law; business and social science resources; the role of the Internet in legal research; and nontraditional approaches to finding legal information.