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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 November 2014

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11/21/2014 at 11:54 AM
In addition to Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006 (KFR405 .W47 2014), by former executive director of Common Cause Rhode Island Phil West, the Law Library has some great reads on Rhode Island history!  Noted Rhode Island historian Patrick T. Conley is author and or editor of several books covering Rhode Island’s unique constitutional history as well as its significant players.  Among the books authored by Mr. Conley are the following:      Rhode Island Constitutional Development, 1636-1775: A Survey, KFR401.5 .C66 1968 Democracy in Decline:...
Posted by Library Blog
11/13/2014 at 09:14 AM
As you approach the fall end of the semester “Red Zone,” you are now extremely busy completing projects/papers and studying for final exams.  You want to score big for all your hard work!   To make your end- of- the- semester activities more efficient and less stressful, be sure to avail yourself of the resources of the Academic Success Program directed by Kathryn Thompson, the Writing Specialist Kim Baker, and the Dean of Students, Dean Lalli. The Law Library also offers: interlibrary loan if you need an article or book for your paper, CALI Lessons for reviewing course...
Posted by Library Blog
11/06/2014 at 11:59 AM
The Law Library augments the resources of the Office of Career Development by purchasing numerous books on legal specialties and alternatives to law practice.  There are publications for resumes, cover letters, and interviewing/networking as well.  Several books on legal careers from the Law Library’s Career Collection (adjacent to the Print Center) are displayed on the bookcases in the library. Books currently displayed are:   Careers in Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice (KF299.A32 C37 2010) Careers in Animal Law: Welfare, Protection, and Advocacy (KF299.A55 E37...