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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 September 2012

Posted by Library Blog
09/27/2012 at 03:35 PM
For those who enjoy reading newspapers, the Law Library offers a wide variety of them for your reading pleasure.  The newspapers are shelved in the stands located to your left as you enter the glass doors to the library.  For state news and local news, there is the Providence Journal and the Bristol Phoenix, respectively.  Other newspapers include the Boston Globe and the New York Times.  If you are interested in business news, you can read the Providence Business News, Financial Times or Wall Street Journal. For coverage of national legal news, Lawyers USA and National...
Posted by Library Blog
09/20/2012 at 09:16 AM
  Ever noticed among the numerous law school emails that you get is a weekly one from Lucinda Harrison-Cox, Associate Law Librarian?  This weekly email contains the highlights of newly-added content to the Bloomberg BNA U.S. Law Week.  U.S. Law Week is the premier digital resource offering up-to-date coverage of recently decided state and federal appellate cases, the latest federal agency administrative decisions and regulations, and legal news about the President and the U.S. Congress. One key feature of U.S. Law Week includes actions by the U.S. Supreme Court during their...
Posted by Library Blog
09/14/2012 at 01:17 PM
The following rules for creating strong passwords are abridged from the April 2012 YourABA e-news article Security Fundamentals: Passwords --  Use a minimum of eight characters Use a variety of characters Do not use a single dictionary word or common phrase Use phrases that combine multiple common but unrelated words Use different passwords for different services/devices Choose security questions that are less ordinary or answer the security question with false but memorable information Be sure that the URL for the website you are logging into looks legitimate and that the browser...