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!

Baseball & the Law!

Posted by Library Blog on 10/07/2016 at 10:37 AM

As the Red Sox roll through the playoffs, please take a peek at the newest book display in the library. It is about Baseball & the Law. The books displayed are only part of the collection of resources highlighted on our website and available in our collection. The books are also featured on the library’s Pinterest page.

Notes & Learning the Law

Posted by Library Blog on 09/30/2016 at 09:27 AM

Note taking is an essential part of the law school experience and is often one of the most difficult skills to master. No matter your preferred style for taking notes, there are ways to make the task a little easier.

Sick of politics this election season but still like puppies? We have the day for you!

Posted by Library Blog on 09/22/2016 at 01:46 PM

Observed annually on observed annually on September 23, National Dogs in Politics Day commemorates Nixon’s “Checkers Speech” which took place on September 23, 1952. In this speech, then-Senator Richard Nixon responded to charges of improper use of campaign funds and stated:

ResearchFest: Here’s why YOU should attend!

Posted by Library Blog on 09/16/2016 at 08:48 AM

ResearchFestMonday, September 19
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Law Library – Bristol Campus

Raising the Bar, One Pun at a Time

Posted by Library Blog on 09/09/2016 at 01:47 PM

One of the unique talents of our library employees (both student and full-time staff) is the ability to help SBA organizations come up with witty and sometimes punny names for events. While we certainly do not take all of the credit for the amazing names that our students choose for events, we can state that we were definitely on the brainstorming committee for the naming of last semester’s PDs vs. JDs event, as one example.

Directed Research

Posted by Library Blog on 09/01/2016 at 01:26 PM

Are you working on directed research this semester? If, so, the library is the place for you!

One of the services that the library provides is individualized research consultations with students working on a directed research project. These sessions can be scheduled in Providence or Bristol and are focused on developing research strategies based on your individual needs.