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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 2014

Posted by Library Blog
08/29/2014 at 01:57 PM
As a complement to the resources of the Academic Success Program, the Law Library's collection contains materials to help you thrive in law school. Topics directed to first year students include briefing cases, legal analysis, and answering questions in class, study aids, outlining, and studying for and writing law school exams.  Among the topics directed toward second and third year students are extracurricular activities such as moot court and law review, finding summer and post-graduation employment, and getting ready for the bar exam. The books displayed on the bookcases inside the...
Posted by Library Blog
08/22/2014 at 11:05 AM
If you have been using CVN Law School to listen to audio of case excerpts from casebooks or watch video of civil litigation or trial advocacy video clips, you can now do that via the new platform LexisNexis Courtroom Cast.   If you have not tried this free resource, you can use it to prepare for class by downloading the cases from your casebooks and listening to them in the car or on the go from any mobile device.  Not only can you download MP3 files of edited judicial opinions, you can also print the opinion with your saved notes using the new inline notes feature. ...
Posted by Library Blog
08/13/2014 at 08:54 AM
The RWU Law Library extends a warm welcome to our incoming 1Ls and returning 2Ls and 3Ls.  There are the many ways in which the RWU School of Law Library can help you have a successful academic year.  The knowledgeable, friendly service-oriented staff are available to assist you in using our various services and resources that include: Legal and non-legal research assistance in-person, via Ask a Librarian, by email to LawLibraryHelp@rwu.edu, or by calling 401-254-4547; RWU Law Guides covering a wide-variety of topics; Guides on Study Aids that you may “try before you buy”; Using...