As we all learned in elementary school, Haiku is a form of traditional Japanese poetry with a 17-syllable verse form (5, 7, and 5). What you might not have learned in grade school is legal haiku.
On Friday, October 2, the RWU Law Library hosted the Law Librarians of New England (LLNE) Fall Meeting. The theme was Successfully Supporting & Igniting Innovation and the meeting was a great success. We gathered with law librarians all over New England and discussed innovations in law, in libraries, in legal education, in legal practice, and in organizational culture.
There is a lot of talk about fracking these days. In fact, one well-known professor commented, “[t]here are few issues as polarizing and divisive as fracking…” Considering all the talk and polarity, below are some resources about fracking and how to research fracking and law.
While the cartoon Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law may be humorous, it might not teach you everything you need to know about law or the legal system. Have you ever wished that some of the cases or concepts in your textbooks were turned into useful illustrations?
Law360 is a digital resource which specializes in legal news and analysis. Although Law360 has the searchability of a database, it also functions like a daily newsletter on topics of your choosing. It is provided by LexisNexis and is probably best known for how quickly it delivers updates.
Have you ever wondered why vaccines are so often a very trendy topic of discussion on Facebook, Twitter, the news and talk shows? A new book at the law library may help answer this question.
We are all familiar with website FAQ pages. According to the Oxford English Dictionary’s website, “The term was originally associated with the Usenet discussion system, and has been attributed to Eugene N.
If you have been in the library in the last two weeks you may have noticed the collection of books being featured atop the Reference shelves. You may have been too busy with the start of classes to pay much attention to these books, but this is your chance to rectify that!