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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 May 2017

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05/26/2017 at 08:14 AM
Looking for something to do in Rhode Island this summer? Look no further than Newport! Housed in Vernon Court, an adaptation of an 18th century French château which occupies one full block of Bellevue Avenue, Newport’s National Museum of American Illustration is a Rhode Island treasure.  Illustration is defined as “art created to be reproduced in books, advertisements, periodicals, and in the new media” and the museum’s collection includes pieces from Maxfield Parrish, Norman Rockwell, J.C. Leyendecker, Howard Pyle, NC Wyeth, Charles Dana Gibson, James Montgomery Flagg,  and...
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05/18/2017 at 02:15 PM
May 22nd is International Day for Biological Diversity, also known as World Biodiversity Day!  Biodiversity is the variety of life on Earth. The United Nations created this holiday to increase awareness and understanding of biodiversity issues internationally. Every year the celebration has a different theme to highlight a specific biodiversity issue in the world; this year’s theme is Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism. Countries all around the world celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity. You can find a list of participating countries and their festivities. There...
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05/11/2017 at 03:14 PM
For the graduating 3Ls, Commencement literally and figuratively caps your hard work and determination over the past three years. Commencement is both nostalgic and exciting. It is the transition moment from your life as a student to your life as a professional. Although you will be transitioning to the next phase of your career, please remember that the law library is always here to be of service. In the short term, we have information on our website about post-graduation access to some of our subscription databases. Graduates have until June 30, 2017 to redeem their LexisNexis Rewards...
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05/05/2017 at 08:16 AM
Need to do research this summer? Have no fear, Bloomberg Law, Lexis, and Westlaw offer summer access to continuing students! Our LawGuide, Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw @ RWU Law: Summer Access, explains the details of continuing your use of the databases over the summer months.  In addition, most digital resources will be available to continuing students who are working remotely this summer. Just use your RWU ID card to log in from wherever you are working! If you have any questions about our databases and services, please contact us at lawlibraryhelp@rwu.edu. If you have any questions...