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The Legal Beagle’s favorite book and that of dog lovers everywhere is Every Dog’s Legal Guide: A Must Have Book for Your Owner by Mary Randolph (KF390.5 .D6 R36 2005). His favorite movie is about the crime fighting pooch, Underdog! His current hero is Uno, the beagle who won Best in Show at the...

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Legal Beagle's Archive for April 2011

Posted by Library Blog
04/28/2011 at 10:21 AM
 Don’t worry, you can call us, visit us, or chat with us on-line! The reference librarians at RWU Law Library are available and eager to help students and recent graduates with legal research, especially during the summer. A librarian can be reached:  ·         via e-mail at LawLibraryHelp@rwu.edu,  ·         via chat on-line through the Ask A Librarian feature on our website,  ·         via telephone at (401) 254-4547. While the students of Roger...
Posted by Library Blog
04/20/2011 at 11:00 PM
The Law Library’s Oxford University Press databases allow you to access a wealth of world-class scholarship and foreign and international court opinions at your finger tips! Oxford Reports on International Law offers access to the International Courts of General Jurisdiction and International Law in Domestic Courts databases. Full text judgments are available in their original language and any official English translation or translations of key passages of non-English judgments into English. Expert commentary is provided. Oxford Dictionaries Online includes fully searchable content from their...
Posted by Library Blog
04/14/2011 at 11:00 PM
The Law Library offers numerous print and online materials for researching LGBT law.  Use the Law Library’s WebCatalog to search by keyword or by subject.  Some subjects are civil unions, gay rights, lesbianism, homosexuality, and same-sex marriage.  Take a stroll and browse the stacks with the call numbers HQ1034 and KF539 to find books. In addition to the Law Library’s collection, other resources of note include: ACLU Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Project “The LGBT Project fights discrimination and moves public opinion through the courts, legislatures and public...
Posted by Library Blog
04/07/2011 at 11:00 PM
The Law Library staff congratulates 3Ls Amy Broderick, Robert Cavanagh, and John Meara for receiving the Harrison Tweed Award for the best brief at the National Moot Court Competition. In addition to writing the best brief in the nation, the team also advanced to the round of eight! The team wrote for the respondent in the case of The City of New Amsterdam v. New Amsterdam Business Leader’s Association. The winners took advantage of the Law Library’s offerings of LexisNexis/Westlaw access, quiet study areas, and books to research the issues for their brief. Here are the questions presented...