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Cookie Law

Posted by Library Blog on 11/30/2017 at 03:24 PM

The holiday season is just around the corner and you know what that means: sweet treats galore!

Finding State Law Resources

Posted by Library Blog on 11/21/2017 at 10:47 AM

Researchers looking for state law materials from states outside their own state are often faced with certain practical difficulties. The first is that no library can maintain print materials for every state. The second is that sometimes even in the highly digitized world of online research, you still need to see a resource the way it appears or appeared in print. The reasons are varied:

Exam Time Reminders

Posted by Library Blog on 11/17/2017 at 09:13 AM

Finals are almost here and the library has a few reminders: stay calm, stay caffeinated, stay courteous. 

Wellness is Important!

Posted by Library Blog on 11/09/2017 at 04:17 PM

The library’s commitment to help students wherever they are means that we are always trying to find new and different ways to support the wellness of law students.

Stonewall Inn – Fifty+ Years in History

Posted by Library Blog on 11/03/2017 at 11:42 AM

Christopher Park, located immediately across the street from the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, was named a national historic monument in June 2016. The Proclamation establishing the monument stated in part that in “the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, a riot broke out in response to a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, at the time one of the City's best known LGBT bars.

Veterans Day

Posted by Library Blog on 11/03/2017 at 10:44 AM

Every November 11 we observe Veterans Day as a way to honor those that have served in the United States Armed Forces. This national holiday was first observed in 1919 when President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day.   A year earlier on that date an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, occurred between the Allied Forces and Germany to effectively end World War I.

Halloween Quips & Flashcards Tips

Posted by Library Blog on 10/26/2017 at 02:35 PM

Imagine enjoying a nice, leisurely stroll through a haunted corn maze when all of the sudden Jason pops up with a chainsaw, causing you to take a tumble and hurt your ankle. If one of your first thoughts is whether a breach of duty occurred, then you are definitely thinking like a lawyer! 

Stop by the Law Library on Halloween to trick or treat yourself to some candy and read about some real-life spooky cases (including ones with chainsaw wielding horror characters).

Professor Santoro - Founder, Teacher, Mentor

Posted by Library Blog on 10/20/2017 at 09:51 AM

In 1991, Rhode Island was one of only three states without a law school.  A group of individuals who believed that Rhode Island should have a law school contacted Anthony J. Santoro to conduct a feasibility study on whether or not to establish a law school at Roger Williams University in Bristol.  After collecting the data and filing his report, he determined that the law school at Roger Williams University was feasible.  This is how the story of Anthony J. Santoro and the Roger Williams University School of Law began.

Happy National Boss Day to All You Future Bosses!

Posted by Library Blog on 10/13/2017 at 10:14 AM

October 16th is National Boss Day. According to Hallmark, the holiday began in “1958 when Patricia Bays Haroski, then an employee at State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, Ill., registered the holiday with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Haroski chose Oct.

Immigration Law Display in the Library

Posted by Library Blog on 10/06/2017 at 10:50 AM

The New York Times Editorial Board stated that the “Migration Policy Institute reported in 2013 that the federal gov