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Legal Beagle's Archive for October 2012

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10/26/2012 at 12:28 PM
An article in the October 2012 issue of the ABA Journal, Making Mediators: As the Field Grows, So Does the Need for Negotiation Skills, notes that “cutbacks in Court budgets, the high cost of discovery, crowded dockets and emphasis on result-oriented ‘value billing’ have created the elements of a perfect storm for a mediation wave.”  Kimberly Taylor, chief operating officer of JAMS Arbitration Mediation and ADR Services, has seen a slow but steady increase in demand for mediation services especially in the middle part of the country.  JAMS Arbitration Mediation and ADR Services,...
Posted by Library Blog
10/19/2012 at 07:52 AM
  The Law Library’s collection of study aids includes the Carolina Academic Press Mastering Series.  These study aids are easy-to-read with key terms emphasized and explained.  Like the nutshells and concise hornbooks study aids, references to secondary sources are minimal to enable the reader to concentrate on the major concepts being discussed. Key features of the Mastering Series are: A list of bulleted points that introduces each chapter by providing the reader with an overview of the material that will be covered. Checkpoints at the end of each chapter for...
Posted by Library Blog
10/10/2012 at 10:38 AM
Tuesday, October 23 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Bay View Room, 2nd floor of the law school   Here’s Why YOU Should Attend! To view demonstrations throughout the day of Law School “Helpers” to support your academic success. Learn how:   CALI and RWU Law Guides Study Aids series can help you study for exams CVN Law School can help you prepare for class by listening to case excerpts from your casebooks or watching video of civil litigation or trial advocacy video clips to hone your trial and appellate advocacy skills. To discover resources beyond Lexis and Westlaw to enhance your...
Posted by Library Blog
10/05/2012 at 08:10 AM
Exercise Your Rights – To Vote and Learn More about Election Law November 6, the day for state-wide voting in the general election in Rhode Island, is fast approaching!  To learn more about acceptable forms of ID to be in compliance with the state’s new Voter ID law, check out the Office of the Secretary of State Rhode Island Voter Information Handbook 2012.  The Handbook contains information about voting procedures and the text of the state referenda. For those who are interested in current election law issues, the Election Law Blog and Election Law @ Moritz are great resources....