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Join the Librarians for Hula Hoop Lessons!*

Posted by Library Blog on 03/30/2017 at 02:26 PM

Did you know?

You can burn from 150-250 calories per 30 minutes of hula hoop moves. Please join the librarians in the Law Student Lounge on Saturday, April 1, starting at 11:30am…

* Never Mind -- April Fool! 

Legal Technology

Posted by Library Blog on 03/23/2017 at 03:29 PM

The comment to Rule 1.1 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct states, “To maintain the requisite knowledge and skill, a lawyer should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology, engage in continuing study and education and comply with all continuing legal education requirements to which t

Friend v. Friend by Ethan Lieb

Posted by Library Blog on 03/16/2017 at 02:32 PM

Have you ever wondered why friendships aren’t protected by the law? In the book Friend v.

FOIA Requests

Posted by Library Blog on 03/09/2017 at 04:58 PM

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides the public the right to request access to records from a federal agency. While colloquially requesting information from the government is often referred to as a FOIA request, FOIA is the federal statutory and regulatory scheme and individual states have their own schema.

24: Dean Style

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 03/06/2017 at 02:42 PM

DC Sunrise

On February 21st I flew from Providence to D.C. for what turned out to be an amazing twenty-four hours. 

Environmental Law

Posted by Library Blog on 03/02/2017 at 02:51 PM

This month the library is highlighting books on the history of environmental law with a new book display!

Are you Smart Enough to Work at Google?

Posted by Library Blog on 02/23/2017 at 08:46 AM

Some companies, specifically tech companies and start-up companies, use a particular style of interviewing that uses logic games, puzzles, and riddles to test interviewees on creative and analytical thinking.

Celebrating Presidents’ Day at the RWU Law Library

Posted by Library Blog on 02/16/2017 at 03:19 PM

While having the day off from class is a great way to celebrate Presidents’ Day, it is not the only way! The RWU Law Library will show you many ways to celebrate Presidents’ Day next week:

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Posted by Library Blog on 02/10/2017 at 11:51 AM

While our library’s collection is primarily designed to meet the needs of the faculty and students of the School of Law and also serve the broader academic and legal community, there are other libraries which have an even broader collection policy which includes old love letters and old Valentine’s Day cards. Some of these libraries have put artifacts from their collection online for our viewing pleasure. 

How Would You Rule? By Daniel Park

Posted by Library Blog on 02/02/2017 at 09:06 AM

 

Are you interested in legal puzzles? Do you want to train your brain to think more like a lawyer or a judge? If so, you should check out this new book in the library! 
How Would You Rule? Legal Puzzles, Brainteasers, and Dilemmas from the Law’s Strangest Cases by Daniel Park