Blogs

A Week at Snaresbrook Crown Court

Posted by Jolee Messier on 06/25/2010 at 11:00 AM

I had a very interesting and exciting experience at Snaresbrook Crown Court in London this week.  I was assigned to marshall for both His Honor Judge Timothy King and his His Honor Judge William Kennedy.  Both Judge King and Judge Kennedy are extremely nice and intelligent men.  It is quite an honor to be able to sit next to these learned judges on the bench while they preside over court proceedings.

Prof. Gutoff Discuss the Law of Piracy at United Nations

Posted by David Logan on 06/23/2010 at 09:17 AM

Among the many eclectic scholars at RWU Law, few surpass Prof. Jonathan Gutoff’s wide-ranging interests, including deep expertise on the history and law of piracy, a very hot topic around the world these days. (Indeed, a Dutch court just convicted five Somalis of piracy.)  Prof.

London Calling!

Posted by Jolee Messier on 06/22/2010 at 12:09 PM

I finally have internet access to post a blog- hooray!  I have so much to write about the past week and a half so here it goes...  I arrived in London last Sunday.  It was quite difficult getting from the airport to our dorm on the tube because I had so much luggage and there were way too many stairs on the London Underground!  I was so grateful to finally make it to our dorm at Ramsay Hall of the University College London.  Our dorm is on a busy street in the center of London with lots of restaurants and shops.  We all have single rooms, which is pretty nice.

Sleep- Who needs it?

Posted by Beth Pytlik on 06/21/2010 at 10:03 AM

Greetings from London! 

New Law Library WebCatalog Features

Posted by Library Blog on 06/21/2010 at 12:00 AM

The Law Library’s WebCatalog now offers features for added information about the thousands of publications in the Law Library collection.  These features include: summary, author notes, excerpt, cover image, reviews, and Table of Contents.  If you need assistance with using the WebCatalog, do not hesitate to Ask a Librarian!

Reflections on an amazing weekend

Posted by Kevin Olasanoye on 06/20/2010 at 07:50 PM

I just finished an amazing weekend in London (except for the weather) and decided it would be a good time to update you all on what’s been going on. I got a chance to go to the London Eye, which is basically a huge ferris wheel in the center of London. It goes about 400 yards above sea level and gives you a wonderful view of Central London. From the very top, you can see Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace (no, I did not see the Queen), Big Ben, and Parliament.

Prof. Eberle on Tour for the State Department

Posted by David Logan on 06/17/2010 at 03:18 PM

photo of Prof EberleRWU Law has a number of faculty members who are sought out for their expertise in the International Law arena, like Louise Teitz and

Cheers from London, mate!

Posted by Kevin Olasanoye on 06/16/2010 at 10:42 AM

I have been in London now for a week and have had quite the adventure thus far. On the flight from Boston, I sat next to a musician who was travelling on business. As we started chatting, we discovered that we both lived in Providence and had a mutual friend who is also a 2L at RWU Law (it really is a small world).

CourtListener

Posted by Library Blog on 06/14/2010 at 12:00 AM

CourtListener offers real time precedential opinions issued by the thirteen U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Non-precedential opinions from all of the Circuit courts except the D.C. Circuit are added by 5:10 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time). Click Sitemap for searching and creating alerts, accessing feeds from the various courts, and browsing opinions.

End of Year Festivities - Vol. 2

Posted by David Logan on 06/14/2010 at 12:00 AM

In addition to feting the graduates at Glen Manor, we also salute the end of the year for our 1Ls, exactly 8 months, 25 days, and 20 hours after their journey into the morass of the law began at Orientation.  We toasted their hard work and the construction of a strong platform for future academic and professional success.  Congratulations to the class of 2012!