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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 September 2017

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09/29/2017 at 01:44 PM
As mid-terms are quickly approaching, many of you may be in search of study aids. Fear not! The Law Library has a plethora of study aids options. E-Study Aids The Law Library has two digital study aids collections available for you to use both on and off campus:  the RWU Law Digital Library and West Academic Online Study Aids. The RWU Law Digital Library provides access to a variety of titles from LexisNexis, including: The RWU Law Digital Library provides access to a variety of titles from LexisNexis, including: eBooks: Understanding Series, Questions & Answers, Law Students Guides...
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09/22/2017 at 08:35 AM
As the Legal Beagle sits to write this, a major data breach involving credit monitoring company Equifax has made the news. If you read or even watch the news regularly, you will know that this is not the first and likely not the last security breach that may have an effect on your finances, personal information, or even health information. How can you protect yourself from future attacks?  Strong passwords + protecting your devices.  Although the person who invented password rules has changed his mind about those rules, a strong password that combines old advice and new advice...
Posted by Library Blog
09/15/2017 at 09:18 AM
Monday, September 1811:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Law Library – Bristol Campus Efficient, effective research is one of the most valuable skills you can develop for your professional career.  Legal Practice courses introduce all lawstudents to the leading legal research platforms, Lexis and Westlaw, but these are just two of many tools available. A professional selects the best tool to use for each project from the full assortment of tools available. ResearchFest provides an opportunity for students and faculty to discover several alternative research platforms and resources to add to their...
Posted by Library Blog
09/08/2017 at 10:28 AM
While we have an amazing collection of books and electronic resources, (Lexis! Westlaw! Bloomberg! Ailalink!) we also have an amazing collection of items, both new and not-so-new, available for loan at the circulation desk. Our newest item is our standing desk section of the library. Now you can sit or stand and study depending on your preference! We all know the weather in New England can be unpredictable.  If you find yourself getting a little toasty in a study room, check out a fan for a little cool down or borrow a blanket for a little warmth. Find yourself in the middle of an...
Posted by Library Blog
09/01/2017 at 09:07 AM
Monday, September 4th is Labor Day! There are no law school classes on Labor Day, but you can still come to the Law Library to catch up on some homework! We will be open from 9:00am-11:00pm on Monday. The celebration of Labor Day dates back to the late 19th century. It started as part of a labor movement, with the first likely observance on September 5, 1882 in New York City, when about 10,000 workers took unpaid time off to march from City Hall to Union Square. After a few years of informal observances in many states, this “workingmen’s holiday” became a federal holiday in 1894...