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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 August 2013

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08/29/2013 at 09:34 AM
Labor Day, celebrated yearly for more than a century, is more than just a holiday marking the end of summer.  It celebrates the achievements of the American worker.  The History Channel and the U.S. Department of Labor are great sources for information about the history of the holiday and the labor movement in the United States. If you are interested in a career in labor or employment law, you might want to read Labor and Employment Law: A Career Guide by Harvard Law School or the Vault Guide to Labor & Employment Law (Career, KF299 .L3 G78 2003).  You might even consider...
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08/23/2013 at 02:17 PM
August 28 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech.  His speech was delivered from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  According to the Our Documents website, the march was the largest demonstration for human rights in U.S. history at that time and was viewed as a rare display of unity among various civil rights organizations.  The event started with a rally at the Washington Monument featuring several celebrities and musicians.  Next, participants marched the National Mall...
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08/16/2013 at 08:26 AM
Twenty-years ago on August 23, the Roger Williams University School of Law opened its doors for the first day of classes.  Our Founding Dean was Professor of Law Anthony J. Santoro.  While orientation for the incoming students was underway, Dean Santoro made the announcement of his new appointment as President of the Roger Williams College.  John E. Ryan was appointed Dean of the RWU School of Law in September, 1993.   Founding faculty still teaching at the law school are: Professors Louise Teitz (currently on a leave of absence), Bruce Kogan, and Michael Yelnosky....