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Library News: Week of February 29, 2016

Posted by Library Blog on 02/25/2016 at 04:06 PM

Certification Classes: State Practice Research

State Practice ResearchPlanning to practice in Connecticut, Massachusetts, or Rhode Island? Then consider attending one of our state specific practice research classes next week. Watch this space for the announcements of each of the classes or visit [LINK] to learn more know and/or to register.

Certification Class: Connecticut Practice Research

Go beyond the code and cases to learn about the other research and library related resources available to assist you when practicing in Connecticut. Practice sets, legal newspapers, specialized guides, and other resources will be discussed and then put into use to research a legal question.

Certification Class: Massachusetts Practice Research

In addition to forms, jury instructions, and court rules, most states have practice sets, continuing legal education materials, legal newspapers, and other materials that experienced attorneys rely upon for their practice. In this class, we will explore such resources for Massachusetts and put them into use to research a legal question.

Certification Class: Rhode Island Practice Research

So you want to practice law in Rhode Island? Impress your future employer with your knowledge of and expertise in researching Rhode Island law. We will explore the major resources for statutory and caselaw research as well as court rules. We will take a look at available scholarly works on areas of law and other secondary sources such as RI Bar Association and NBI CLE publications, RI Bar Journal, and Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly. Selected websites will also be covered.

Spring Break Hours

The library’s Spring Break Hours are now posted on the law library website at http://law.rwu.edu/library/about-library/hours.