‘Tis the Season

Posted by Library Blog on 12/16/2016 at 09:08 AM

No matter what holiday you celebrate this winter season (Christmas, Chanukah, Solstice, Kwanza, New Year’s, or none of the above), it can be fun to get out and see lighted holiday displays. Below is a list of places you can go to catch a bit of (free!) seasonal cheer:

Lost & Found

Posted by Library Blog on 12/09/2016 at 09:25 AM

December 9th, 2016 is Lost & Found Day! This obscure holiday is a great reminder to search for any personal belongings we have lost over the year.

A good place to check for lost items is your local lost and found center. For example, the Library is the lost and found center for the law school.

Fans, Umbrellas, and Crayons! Oh my!

Posted by Library Blog on 12/02/2016 at 02:33 PM

As finals kick into gear, you may be spending more time inside the library. Did you know that you can check out more than books and study room keys?

UmbrellasFans – We all know the temperature this time of year can be unpredictable. If you find yourself getting a little toasty in a study room, check out a fan for a little cool down!

The Library as a Quiet Space

Posted by Library Blog on 11/22/2016 at 01:55 PM

Laura Miller, a journalist, once wrote, “one of the most precious resources libraries offer their patrons is simple quiet.” She also wrote “librarians are highly skilled, well-educated and socially aware” so here at the Legal Beagle we are inclined to believe her!


Posted by Library Blog on 11/17/2016 at 09:26 AM

TurkeysThe Washington Post once called the annual tradition of having the US President pardon a turkey, the “dumbest” tradition. Here at the Legal Beagle, we think it is an odd but educational tradition.

RWU Law Digital Library Training

Posted by Library Blog on 11/11/2016 at 02:10 PM

Missed the first session of training for the RWU Law Digital Library?

It is not too late! On Wednesday, November 16, the Law Library will be hosting the second session of training on our new RWU Law Digital Library providing titles from LexisNexis.

Slavery in America

Posted by Library Blog on 11/04/2016 at 04:11 PM
  • In 1619, slavery in what became the United States began with the arrival of captive Africans at the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia, on the Dutch ship White Lion.

Marine Law Symposium

Posted by Library Blog on 10/27/2016 at 09:11 AM

Date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 8:30am
Location: RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI


Posted by Library Blog on 10/21/2016 at 01:54 PM

Image by by Shawn Smith, at, October 28
6:00 p.m.
School of Law
Appellate Courtroom 283

Juries, Technology and Information

Posted by Library Blog on 10/14/2016 at 01:22 PM

Are you interested in pursuing a career in litigation? Would you like to know how to make your case more persuasive to judges and juries? These resources may help!