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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 May 2012

Posted by Library Blog
05/11/2012 at 09:29 AM
Take a break this summer from your work and studies to watch a movie with a legal theme (what else!).  Hopefully you will be entertained or even inspired!  Two years ago the National Jurist magazine published a list of the top 20 movies for law students.  Several of the movies are based upon a best-selling novel.  The movies are: To Kill a Mockingbird Twelve Angry Men Anatomy of a Murder Kramer v. Kramer Michael Clayton The Accused The Verdict Inherit the Wind The Paper Chase Erin Brockovich The Thin Blue Line Murder in the First And Justice for All Presumed...
Posted by Library Blog
05/04/2012 at 02:50 PM
One of your first priorities practicing law as a newly minted attorney is to determine the nearest law library so that you can access its services and collections!   Your state may have a law school library that is open to the public.  Courthouses in your state may even have a law library. As a third option, you could pay a fee to use a membership law library such as the Social Law Library in Boston or Jenkins Law Library in Philadelphia. Services offered by law libraries generally include reference assistance, borrowing privileges, document delivery, and interlibrary loan....