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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 October 2016

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10/27/2016 at 08:11 AM
Date: Fri, 11/04/2016 - 8:30amLocation: RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI The RWU School of Law Marine Affairs Institute will be hosting the Marine Law Symposium “Legal and Policy Approaches to Reduce Marine Debris in New England” on November 4, 2016. Marine debris poses a serious threat to New England’s coastline. Every year, derelict fishing gear, plastic bottles, plastic bags, cigarettes, abandoned vessels, and other debris washes ashore in New England. This debris causes negative social, environmental, and economic impacts, such as decreased aesthetic value, harm to coastal ecosystem...
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10/21/2016 at 12:54 PM
Friday, October 286:00 p.m.School of LawAppellate Courtroom 283 The annual RWU School of Law Jeopardy game is quickly approaching, hosted again by our very own Professor of Law David A. Logan. (Move over Alex Trebek!) Sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Law Society (SPENT), the annual Jeopardy game pits the 1L, 2L, 3L, Faculty, and Alumni teams against each other to see who will come out victorious! In the spirit of America's Favorite Quiz Show®, let’s test your Jeopardy knowledge against questions famous contestant Ken Jennings failed to respond to correctly: Answer: A tree that's a...
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10/14/2016 at 12:22 PM
Are you interested in pursuing a career in litigation? Would you like to know how to make your case more persuasive to judges and juries? These resources may help! Creating Winning Trial Strategies and Graphics by G. Christopher Ritter is now available in its second edition. Mr. Ritter is a former trial lawyer and part of the litigation strategy and graphics firm The Focal Point LLC. In Creating Winning Trial Strategies and Graphics, he expands on the process that all trial lawyers must follow to make their cases more persuasive and easier to understand. The process clarifies and develops...
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10/07/2016 at 09:37 AM
As the Red Sox roll through the playoffs, please take a peek at the newest book display in the library. It is about Baseball & the Law. The books displayed are only part of the collection of resources highlighted on our website and available in our collection. The books are also featured on the library’s Pinterest page. After perusing the library’s collection, please check out a law review article authored by RWU School of Law Dean Michael Yelnosky in which he explains why Chad Oldfather is “out in left field” for criticizing judges who use baseball metaphors in opinions. Both articles...