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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 June 2015

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06/22/2015 at 10:45 AM
Historically speaking, Newport, RI is filled with fun. According to RI.gov, Newport was home to the first circus in the United States (1774), was where Judge Darius Baker imposed a the first jail sentence for speeding in an automobile (1904), is the location of the oldest synagogue in North America which houses the oldest torah in North America (1763), and had the first street in the country to use gas-illuminated streetlights. The Legal Beagle is also happy to report that Newport is the home of the oldest lending library in America. Besides having interesting and unique historical firsts,...
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06/08/2015 at 08:35 AM
Did you know the nickname of Bristol is America's Most Patriotic Town? This nickname probably does not come as a surprise to any of the residents of the town or to the members of the RWU Law community. No one can stop talking about, looking forward to, bragging about, or planning for the culmination of Bristol’s patriotism, the annual 4th of July celebration. This year will feature several evenings of music including Changes In Latitudes, a Jimmy Buffett tribute show; Simply Diamond, a Neil Diamond tribute show; and Songs in the Attic, a Billy Joel tribute show.  In addition to the...