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Posted by Library Blog
03/30/2009 at 12:00 AM
The Uniform Commercial Code is the basis for several courses taught here at the law school.  To help demystify UCC Article 2 Sales and UCC Article 9 Secured Transactions, here are some study aids available in the Law Library’s collection. UCC Article 2 Sales study aids are Sales and Leases: Examples and Explanations (4th ed. on Reserve, KF915 .Z9 B76 2006), Sales and Leases of Goods in a Nutshell (4th ed. Reserve, KF915 .Z9 S7 2003) and Understanding Sales and Leases of Goods (Reserve, KF915 .L395 1996 and Reserve, KF915 .L395 1999). Study aids for UCC Article 9 Secured Transactions are...
Posted by Library Blog
03/23/2009 at 12:00 AM
In addition to the resources of the Office of Career Services, the Law Library’s Career collection located on the shelves adjacent to Training Lab 2 has publications on cover letters and resumes.  You can check out these publications in addition to the other publications in the Career collection for three weeks. Best Resumes and CVs for International Jobs: Your Passport to the Global Job Market (HF5383 .K685 2002) by Ronald L. Krannich and Wendy S. Enelow offers advice for those desiring to employment outside the U.S. Federal Resume Guide: Write a Winning Federal Resume to Get in, Get...
Posted by Library Blog
03/16/2009 at 12:00 AM
The Office of Career Services and the various law school student organizations provide numerous opportunities for students to network with various legal professionals.  In order to learn more about networking, here are some publications in the Law Library’s Career Collection collection on the shelves adjacent to Training Lab 2. A Lawyer’s Guide to Networking by Susan R. Sneider (KF316.5 .S64 2006) Ask the Career Counselors : Answers for Lawyers on Their Lives and Life’s Work by Kathy Morris and Jill Eckert (KF297.Z9 M667 2003) It’s Who You Know : the Magic of Networking in Person and on...
Posted by Library Blog
03/09/2009 at 12:00 AM
The Making of Modern Law database offers access to the full-text of 22,000 British and American treatises (amounting to more than 10 million pages) published between 1800 to 1926.  These treatises can be browsed by author or by title.  Conducting a basic search enables the researcher to look for search terms in keywords, subject, author, title, and full-text.  Advanced searching allows the researcher to narrow a search to more precise fields (e.g. index) and subjects (e.g. geographical or personal).  A full-text search can be limited by date and by one or more of the...
Posted by Regina Curran
03/05/2009 at 01:00 AM
It seems like I just turned around and it was March. I don’t know if its job searching, the two three day weekends we had, or just longing for summer, but spring semester feels faster than fall.  This weekend is Barrister’s Ball (or law prom as we sometimes call it) and then in a week and a half we’ll be off for spring break. The semester has thus far presented numerous unique opportunities to meet lawyers and politicians from around the state. In February I had the opportunity to attend the opening of the Latino Policy Institute at the Roger Williams Providence campus. The LPI was co-...
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03/02/2009 at 01:00 AM
Arguably Fall River’s most notorious citizen comes to life in Lizzie Borden Live, the one-woman play being performed March 13, 14, and 15 at the Columbus Theatre in Providence. For those interested in reading about the trial of Lizzie Borden, the Law Library offers the following: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts vs. Lizzie A. Borden : the Knowlton Papers, 1892-1893 ; a Collection of Previously Unpublished Letters and Documents from the Files of Prosecuting Attorney Hosea Morrill Knowlton edited by Michael Martins and Dennis A. Binette (KF223 .B6 C65 1994) The Fall River Tragedy : a History...