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Law Crack, LOLCats, and James Bond.

Posted by William Wray on 11/30/2010 at 12:15 PM

To make up for my extra-long absence from the internets, this'll be an extra-long blog post. I recommend that the reader breaks his/her reading up into smaller fragments, taking breaks for coffee, fresh air, and less sesquipedalian prose.

 

3Ls Snag Jeopardy Championship from Faculty

Posted by David Logan on 11/23/2010 at 12:00 AM

The 6th annual Student/Faculty Jeopardy game was one for the record books. The lead changed hands after almost every question, with 1Ls dominating Jeopardy, and the Faculty team coming on strong in Double Jeopardy, but a strong finish—and some bold playing—led to a victory by the 3Ls, marking just the second time that students have topped their elders. Here is a recap from 3L Captain Ed Stravato:

RWU Law Students Successful Mediators

Posted by David Logan on 11/19/2010 at 12:00 AM

RWU Law is very proud of the public service spirit of our faculty and staff, as well as the ways in which our students get valuable practical skills training so they can hit the ground running after graduating and passing the bar.  On example that blends these two aspects of our program is work with a "Mediation Blitz," under the auspices of the RI Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program.

Trial Advocacy Resources!

Posted by Library Blog on 11/19/2010 at 12:00 AM

Taking Trial Advocacy? Getting ready for your mock trial? The Law Library offers resources for opening statements and closing arguments, direct and cross-examinations, motions, and jury instructions. Information about selected resources is provided in the Law Library TimeSavers publications:

40 Under Forty

Posted by David Logan on 11/15/2010 at 12:00 AM

Another three outstanding alumni were recently recognized in Providence Business News' 40 Under Forty. Honorees were selected from over 125 entries. Hear what our accomplished and interesting law alumni had to say in honor of this achievement.

Veteran's Day

Posted by William Wray on 11/11/2010 at 07:38 PM

I won't improve upon this:

PRESIDENT REAGAN: "Secretary Weinberger, Harry Walters, Robert Medairos, reverend clergy, ladies and gentlemen, a few moments ago I placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and as I stepped back and stood during the moment of silence that followed, I said a small prayer. And it occurred to me that each of my predecessors has had a similar moment, and I wondered if our prayers weren't very much the same, if not identical.

RWU Law Alum New RI Attorney General

Posted by David Logan on 11/08/2010 at 03:04 PM
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RWU Law Congratulates AG-Elect Peter Kilmartin in the Providence Sunday Journal of Nov.

2L a Leader for Common Cause

Posted by David Logan on 11/08/2010 at 12:00 AM

RWU Law is proud of the accomplishments of the members of its community—whether

Networking and Interviewing Resources!

Posted by Library Blog on 11/05/2010 at 12:00 AM

In addition to the resources of the Office of Career Services, the Law Library’s Career collection offers numerous publications for those wishing to enhance their networking and interviewing skills. The books are located on the shelves adjacent to the Law Library Print Center and may be checked out for three weeks. Some recent publications on networking and interviewing are:

  • The Insider’s Guide to Getting a Big Firm Job: What Every Law Student Should Know about Interviewing (KF297 .F56 2009)

Twirling Her Way through College and Law School

Posted by David Logan on 11/01/2010 at 01:08 PM

 

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