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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 December 2016

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12/16/2016 at 09:08 AM
No matter what holiday you celebrate this winter season (Christmas, Chanukah, Solstice, Kwanza, New Year’s, or none of the above), it can be fun to get out and see lighted holiday displays. Below is a list of places you can go to catch a bit of (free!) seasonal cheer: The Lewis House, 12 Shenandoah Rd., Warwick From 11/25  to  12/31 the Lewis Family in Warwick, RI has what the Providence Journal has called, “a  high-tech  marvel,  with  lights  constantly moving  and  changing  colors  to  Christmas  music”. For more...
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12/09/2016 at 09:25 AM
December 9th, 2016 is Lost & Found Day! This obscure holiday is a great reminder to search for any personal belongings we have lost over the year. A good place to check for lost items is your local lost and found center. For example, the Library is the lost and found center for the law school. The concept of having a central place where people can come to recover things they have lost dates back 1805, when Napoleon Bonaparte opened the first lost and found office in Paris. Today, you can find giant warehouses with hundreds of thousands of meticulously catalogued lost items, like the Tokyo...
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12/02/2016 at 02:33 PM
As finals kick into gear, you may be spending more time inside the library. Did you know that you can check out more than books and study room keys? Fans – We all know the temperature this time of year can be unpredictable. If you find yourself getting a little toasty in a study room, check out a fan for a little cool down! Blankets – On days that the weather outside is frightful and your study room does not feel delightful, ask to borrow a lap blanket. Umbrellas – Just like temperature, New England weather can also be unpredictable. LexisNexis has graciously provided the Library with a...