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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 2016

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06/08/2016 at 08:55 AM
The 4th of July celebration in Bristol officially starts on June 14th. This celebration is a several week long build up to the main event, the 4th of July Parade. This time of year, Bristol is abuzz with patriotism. This year’s 4th of July celebration in Bristol will feature several evenings of music including: Changes In Latitudes, a Jimmy Buffett tribute show,; the British Invasion, a retrospective of the British Invasion Era; and, Songs in the Attic, a Billy Joel tribute show. In addition to the concert series, there is a Drum & Bugle Corps Competition, a fireworks display, and of...
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06/08/2016 at 08:40 AM
Sailing is undoubtedly a popular summer sport in Rhode Island. There are countless opportunities to learn or hone your craft. One of the best ways to appreciate sailing in Rhode Island is to watch the start of the Newport Bermuda Race. Every other year sailors from all over the world race across the Gulf Stream in a 635-mile ocean race from Newport to Bermuda. This race, formally named the Newport Bermuda Race, is nicknamed “The Thrash to the Onion Patch.” According to the event’s website, the race is so nicknamed “because most Bermuda Races include high winds and big waves (a combination...
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06/03/2016 at 10:54 AM
2016 has been the year of Making a Murderer. For those of you who have not seen or heard of the show, it is ten-part law-related documentary on Netflix about a Wisconsin man named Steven Avery who may or may not be a murderer. It has been compared to the Serial podcast. If you are a fan of Making a Murderer, you may be interested in other law-related stories: The Jinx is HBO’s “six-part examination of the reclusive millionaire at the heart of three killings spanning four decades.”  The man at the center of The Jinx is Robert Durst. Durst was also the inspiration of the Ryan Gosling movie...