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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 August 2017

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08/18/2017 at 12:52 PM
Exams are not the biggest or best part of law school but they are undoubtedly important. Succeeding on those exams at midterms or finals is key to success in law school. They are many resources available in the library to help you develop your study skills, improve your performance, and rise up to any academic challenges! One resource available is our new Exam and Essay Writing Success Display & LawGuide. This collection of books is focused on excelling on law school exams and features both print and electronic titles. While not a book on exam success, other items in our collection...
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08/17/2017 at 01:58 PM
According to the History Channel website, while “we often think of lemonade as a summertime beverage” we may need to expand our horizons and embrace the drink all year long as “lemon trees are actually evergreen, at least in the right climate, and they bloom and produce fruit all year." This week we will be staffing an information table and serving lemonade outside the Law School Bistro on August 23rd and August 24th from 11 am – 1 pm. The librarians will be in the Law School Bistro to talk to students and distribute information about the Prepare for Practice Certification Programs. The...
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08/11/2017 at 01:15 PM
While some students are fulfilling their directed research requirement this semester and some students are writing for submission to the law review, the library has resources for both needs that might be helpful during the brainstorming (topic selection) and research phases (topic development) of the writing process.  One of the services that the library provides is individualized research consultations with students working on a directed research paper and/or a submission for law review. These sessions can be scheduled in Providence or Bristol and are focused on developing research...
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08/04/2017 at 09:10 AM
The RWU Law Library staff extends a warm welcome to our incoming 1Ls and returning 2Ls and 3Ls.  Our collection and services are here to complement and advance the scholarship, practice skills education, and intellectual life at RWU Law. We have a website, blog, Facebook page, and Pinterest page. We communicate our information in many ways to connect the library 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 academic year.  Our knowledgeable, friendly, service-oriented staff are...