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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 November 2017

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11/09/2017 at 04:17 PM
The library’s commitment to help students wherever they are means that we are always trying to find new and different ways to support the wellness of law students. One way that we are working actively to support our students is via our online LawGuide about Stress Management, Mindfulness and Wellness. This guide features resources in the library and outside the library to encourage wellness. The last page of the LawGuide is a photo tour of reflective spaces on the RWU Campus (pictures by the library’s own Kathleen MacAndrew!).  In addition, the library’s collection contains...
Posted by Library Blog
11/03/2017 at 10:42 AM
Christopher Park, located immediately across the street from the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, was named a national historic monument in June 2016. The Proclamation establishing the monument stated in part that in “the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, a riot broke out in response to a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, at the time one of the City's best known LGBT bars. Over the course of the next several days, more demonstrations and riots occurred in the surrounding neighborhood including Christopher Park. During these days, because of its strategic location across from the bar,...
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11/03/2017 at 09:44 AM
Every November 11 we observe Veterans Day as a way to honor those that have served in the United States Armed Forces. This national holiday was first observed in 1919 when President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day.   A year earlier on that date an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, occurred between the Allied Forces and Germany to effectively end World War I. In 1954, President Eisenhower issued a proclamation to rename the holiday as Veterans Day and today Veterans Day is a legal public holiday (see 5 U.S.C. §6103). In honor of...