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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 January 2016

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01/29/2016 at 02:14 PM
Trying to figure out how to do a lot of work in a limited period of time is difficult. It is one of the most difficult parts of law school and of law practice. Mastering time management skills can lead to greater success meeting deadlines and minimizing stress. There are many, many resources on this topic available online. For example, there are many helpful articles on Entrepreneur.com and on the Psychology Today website. There are even online guides specifically written for law students. In addition to what you can access easily for free online, there are many resources in the law library’s...
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01/22/2016 at 02:20 PM
The center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) is a non-profit law school consortium whose mission includes to assisting a diverse audience in the effective use of technology in legal education. It was incorporated in 1982 by the University of Minnesota Law School and Harvard Law School. In 2015, nearly every US law school is a member, including RWU Law. When someone talks about CALI he/she may be referring to: • CALI Lessons (online interactive tutorials in legal subjects) • CALI Excellence for the Future Awards (given to the highest scorer in a law school course) • The State of...
Posted by Library Blog
01/15/2016 at 11:26 AM
Whether you are snowed in at home this semester (or not!), this email is just a reminder that the RWU Law Library collection and services are here to complement and advance the scholarship, practice skills education, and intellectual life at RWU Law. If you are doing research this semester, connect with us via our website, our blog, our Facebook page, our Twitter account, or our Pinterest page. We hope our information connects with our students, faculty, and alumni. There are the many ways in which the RWU School of Law Library can help you have a successful spring semester. The...
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01/07/2016 at 09:32 AM
According to a New York Daily News article, a Harvard study about seniors “found that drinking two cups of hot chocolate a day could help sharpen cognitive skills.” This is good news for all of you chocoholics and particularly good news this week when the librarians will be staffing an information table and serving hot chocolate outside the Law School Bistro on January 13th and January 14th from 11 am – 1 pm. The librarians will be distributing information about the Prepare for Practice Certification Program. The Prepare for Practice Certification Program is designed to refresh and enhance...