According to Examiner.com, March 20th was Extraterrestrial Abductions Day.
Having never heard of this “holiday” and having no idea how one might celebrate it, the Legal Beagle decided to see what would happen if one looked up the same concept in multiple databases. Would Lexis Advance, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law all agree on what case is the “leading case” on this topic?
Certification Class: Alternatives to Lexis and Westlaw
Congrats! You have nearly made it to Spring!
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In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we wanted to highlight some notable Patrick’s (and Patricia’s) in American Legal History. If you think we missed a noteworthy Patrick, or two, feel free to email the Legal Beagle at lawlibraryhelp@rwu and we can consider him (or her) for next year’s blog.
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[This blog was cowritten with ASB coordinator, 2L Trevor Bernard.]
The workers you see at the library circulation desk are not the only students at work in the library. Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, and Lexis all employ RWU Law students to represent their products and to be available at the school to help answer student research questions.
The RWU School of Law student representative for Westlaw is Krystal Amaral. She is generally available for questions:
The law is not always fun. In fact, lawyers and judges are often serious, if not VERY serious. However, one break from the seriousness of the study and practice of law is the ABA’s annual Peeps in Law competition. This year the competition is entitled Peep Wars and is inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
So you may be asking yourself what is a “Peep War”?