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Practice Makes Perfect

Posted by Raquel Ortiz on 09/22/2014 at 10:12 AM

Attorneys maintain their knowledge of the law and legal practice skills through continuing legal education.

As 1Ls, law students begin to learn how to think and write like a lawyer, the foundations of the law, and basic legal research.  The library offers three instructional programs that supplement and augment first year legal research instruction, designed to help "practice make perfect" for legal research and office technology skills.

Pot Luck for Public Interest!

Posted by Laurie Barron on 09/15/2014 at 09:58 AM

How many students, alumni, faculty and staff can fit into the neither small nor large backyard of the Barron-Yelnosky home for the Fall Public Interest Pot Luck dinner?  Turns out at least 112. 

We'll Always Need Tax Lawyers...

Posted by Anthony Santoro on 09/08/2014 at 10:59 AM

Taxation! 

The mere thought is enough to strike fear into the hearts and minds of law students. Yet a hardy band of RWU grads has found that tax law can offer a promising career path. It does require some extra effort, though. In the years since I returned to full-time teaching, thirty or so of our graduates have moved on to earn LL.M.s in Taxation from some of the best graduate tax programs in the country – B.U., Villanova, Georgetown, Florida and Miami, among others.  This fall, two more RWU grads are joining that group.

Fans, Umbrellas, and Crayons! Oh my!

Posted by Library Blog on 12/02/2016 at 02:33 PM

As finals kick into gear, you may be spending more time inside the library. Did you know that you can check out more than books and study room keys?

UmbrellasFans – We all know the temperature this time of year can be unpredictable. If you find yourself getting a little toasty in a study room, check out a fan for a little cool down!

The Library as a Quiet Space

Posted by Library Blog on 11/22/2016 at 01:55 PM

Laura Miller, a journalist, once wrote, “one of the most precious resources libraries offer their patrons is simple quiet.” She also wrote “librarians are highly skilled, well-educated and socially aware” so here at the Legal Beagle we are inclined to believe her!

#TurkeyPardon2016

Posted by Library Blog on 11/17/2016 at 09:26 AM

TurkeysThe Washington Post once called the annual tradition of having the US President pardon a turkey, the “dumbest” tradition. Here at the Legal Beagle, we think it is an odd but educational tradition.

RWU Law Digital Library Training

Posted by Library Blog on 11/11/2016 at 02:10 PM

Missed the first session of training for the RWU Law Digital Library?

It is not too late! On Wednesday, November 16, the Law Library will be hosting the second session of training on our new RWU Law Digital Library providing titles from LexisNexis.

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

Jeopardy!

Posted by Library Blog on 10/21/2016 at 01:54 PM

Image by by Shawn Smith, at https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3375/3447978179_99960ee2a0.jpgFriday, October 28
6:00 p.m.
School of Law
Appellate Courtroom 283