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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 February 2014

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02/28/2014 at 11:30 AM
There’s still time this semester to learn more about the wealth of resources for legal research or improve your skills using Lexis Advance and WestlawNext.  You still have time to take advantage of the Prepare for Practice Certification Program class offerings coming up.  Even if you are not pursuing certification, you can learn more about the following from the Librarians: Transactional Research: Finding Legal Forms Find It Free & Fast: Reliable Websites for Legal Research Alternatives to Lexis & Westlaw: Casemaker and Fastcase Lexis Advance Representative Steve Albro and...
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02/21/2014 at 04:18 PM
HeinOnline offers a wealth of resources for legal research.  You can print pdfs of law review and bar journal articles.  You can locate a wide variety of federal administrative, executive, legislative, and judicial materials.  You can search foreign, comparative, international, and United Nations documents.  HeinOnline continually adds new content.  Recently added is the HeinOnline collection for Immigration Law & Policy in the U.S.    According to HeinOnline,  “This monumental collection is a compilation of the most important historical...
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02/01/2014 at 06:34 AM
Although January has come and gone, it is not too late to make a New Year's Resolution!  Experts on the RWU School of Law staff offer New Year's Resolutions just for you!  Pat yourself on the back if you are doing or have done what they suggest! Dean Lalli Brief every case Remember why I came to law school Read a book (non-legal) Deborah Johnson Attend networking events Have fun (but not too much) Raquel Ortiz Attend a library instruction program.  For details, go to the Prepare for Practice law guide. Kathy Thompson Disconnect my iphone/android, Facebook and email when...