About Caroline L. Osborne
Professor Osborne teaches Advanced Legal Research, Copyright, Introduction to Legal Research, and Introduction to the Legal Profession .
|July 2018 - Present||Associate Professor of Law and Director of Law Library, West Virginia University College of Law|
|2018||Assistant Dean for Legal Information Services, Washington and Lee University School of Law|
- Legal Research 1
- Advanced Legal Research
Office: 326 Sydney Lewis Hall
Curricular Changes in Legal Research Instruction: An Empirical Study SSRN (2018)
This article examines components of curricular design of a legal research class as impacting student performance. Expertise of instructor and use of the inverted, or flipped, classroom are specifically explored. Eight years of exam performance ...
The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews Scholarly Works (2015)
Open access legal scholarship generates a prolific discussion, but few empirical details have been available to describe the scholarly impact of providing unrestricted access to law review articles. The present project ills this gap with ...
A Methodical Approach to Legal Research: The Legal Research Plan, an Essential Tool for Today's Law Student and New Attorney Legal Reference Services Quarterly (2013)
This article lays out an approach to teaching legal research through an examination of historical and contemporary approaches to legal research and research instruction. It discusses creating a research plan and reviews the most commonly ...
Isn't This Class Just "Dicta?": Top 5 Tips & Tricks, Answering Those Hard Questions and Justifying the "LR Cause" SEAALL/SWALL Annual Conference (2016)
This program will be a mix of role-play and Q&A with the panelists. Presenters will respond to questions that 1Ls ask in a typical class/meeting session in ways that will explain why the legal research ...
The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews Presentations (2015)
Open access within legal academia provides a case study for the effective use of digital formats to promote scholarship. The presenters review the background historical developments in this field, and consider the benefits and rationales ...
The Risk, The Plan, The Payoff: Implementing a Repository at Washington and Lee Digital Commons Webinars (2014)
Over the past five years, institutional repositories have developed into essential components of the modern law library (over one-quarter of ABA accredited law schools now have one). However, devoting the time and resources to an ...
Other Papers (2)
Annex 1 – Pathfinder on International Investment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution Web - Based Resources to United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Inves tor - State Disputes: Prevention and Alternatives to Arbitration II (2010)
This pathfinder is intended to assist government officials, investors, practitioners, arbitrators, scholars, and other stakeholders in locating literature on the dialogue of international investment law and dispute resolution. This document covers online resources useful in ...