Blogs

Oh, we’re half way there…

Posted by Regina Curran on 02/10/2009 at 12:00 AM

As of December 19th I, along with my fellow 2L’s, am now half way done with law school. My first response when someone reminds me I’m half way done is pure elation, at 25 I’m excited about the prospect of FINALLY being done with school. However my second response resembles something more like fear, school is all I know and finishing means making decisions about where to go from here. Seems like as good a time as any to (1) remember what brought me to law school in the first place and (2) figure out what to do next.

Oxford Reports on International Law

Posted by Library Blog on 02/09/2009 at 12:00 AM

The Oxford Reports on International Law database is available from the Law Library for access to decisions on public international law issues being decided in domestic courts worldwide and for judgments of international courts, The Oxford Reports on International Courts of General Jurisdiction and the

LegallyMinded.com: the New ABA Social Networking Site!

Posted by Library Blog on 02/02/2009 at 12:00 AM

The ABA now offers a social networking site LegallyMinded.com.  The site is open to both legal professionals and the general public.

Spotlight on the Bureau of National Affairs Labor and Employment Law Library!

Posted by Library Blog on 01/26/2009 at 12:00 AM

The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Labor and Employment Law Library is THE DATABASE for timely news and analysis on developments in labor and employment law.  This online library offers collections of cases, statutes, and administrative documents on numerous aspects of labor and employment law.  Topics include fair employment law; individual employment rights law; lab

Forms to Fill-In? You Don’t Need a Typewriter!

Posted by Library Blog on 01/21/2009 at 12:00 AM

Adobe Acrobat Professional 8 software is available in the library computer labs. The software allows you to enable the typewriter feature (indicated by a typewriter icon in the upper right corner of the pdf document once enabled) for use in the Adobe Reader software. With the typewriter feature enabled on a pdf form (such as a bar exam application), you can type in the required information on the form, save it, and edit it as necessary before printing the form.

Matt Jerzyk (‘08): From Labor Organizer, to Blogger, to ProJo Person To Watch in 2009

Posted by David Logan on 01/09/2009 at 10:00 AM

Matt Jerzyk, a Brown-educated union and community organizer, came to Roger Williams Law in the fall 2005 on a “Leadership Scholarship.” That investment has turned out to be a very wise one, as reflected on the front page of a recent edition of the Providence Journal, which identified Matt as one of eight Ocean Staters to watch in 2009.

January

Posted by Hala Furst on 01/07/2009 at 12:00 AM

The month of January derives its name from the Roman god Janus, depicted always as a man with two faces, one looking ahead, and the other behind. It is fitting that this is the month that marks the halfway point for me between the beginning and end of law school. With a year and half under my belt and a year and a half to go, I’m amazed at how my life has been changed, mostly for the better.

Your 2009 New Year’s Resolution!

Posted by Library Blog on 01/06/2009 at 12:00 AM

Make it your New Year’s Resolution
To explore a database offered by this institution.

There’s more to research than Westlaw and Lexis
AccessUn, HeinOnline, CCH Tax Research, Foreign Law Guide - Oh my!
You can use your laptop or one of the library’s PCs for access.

So here is the link, explore this wealth of resources;

Testing 1,2,3!

Posted by Kelly Bennett on 12/23/2008 at 12:00 AM

So it’s been a crazy couple of weeks, and now that exams are over, I can take a breath!  It’s hard to explain what exams are like, but I’ll do my best to give you an idea…

Prof. Chung on Bankruptcy Reform

Posted by David Logan on 12/11/2008 at 12:00 AM

photo of Prof John ChungAt the request of U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Associate Professor John Chung testified on the complex problems associated with personal bankruptcies, a pressing issue given the deepening recession. The other witnesses at the hearing were Prof. Robert Lawless from the University of Illinois School of Law, Federal Bankruptcy Judge Thomas Small, and John Rao from the National Consumer Law Center.