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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

 

Anne Rowan twrirling

 

The Power of a Suit

Posted by Heather O'Connor on 10/29/2010 at 09:37 PM

I’m in court a lot lately with the criminal defense clinic, so suits have been my almost every day attire. Since I’m wearing them more, I am beginning to notice the difference in the way people treat you when you have a suit on compared to when you don’t. Well, maybe I shouldn’t say “you” since this is really my own experience, so I should say that I get treated differently depending on whether I wear a suit or whether I have jeans and a t-shirt on.

Interlibrary Loan Service

Posted by Library Blog on 10/29/2010 at 12:00 AM

Researching a paper and need a book or journal article that is neither in the Law Library’s collection (print or electronic) or in the undergraduate library?   Then consider requesting the item via interlibrary loan.  Forms for requesting an interlibrary loan are available at the Circulation Desk and on the web.

RWU Law's Rhode Island Advance Screening of “Conviction” a Smash!

Posted by David Logan on 10/27/2010 at 01:35 PM

While much of the state was focused on the last-minute visit of President Obama, the RWU Law community was celebrating a very special Rhode Island Advance Screening of the new Fox Searchlight motion picture “Conviction” - the amazing true story of alumna Betty Anne Waters '98 and her efforts to free her wrongfully convicted brother from prison. The film goes into wide distribution this Friday, Oct. 29.