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Posted by Raquel Ortiz
04/27/2017 at 11:46 AM
The RWU Law Library has welcomed members of the Rhode Island bench and bar to access its collections from day one in 1993.  Now, almost 24 years later, we are happy to announce a new collaboration between the law library and the Rhode Island State Law Library for the benefit of the entire legal community of Rhode Island. Starting on Wednesday March 29, attorneys, judges, law faculty, law students, and the public will be able to search the law library collections of both libraries simultaneously through the new Rhode Island Law Libraries Consortium Catalog site, http://law-encore.rwu.edu...
Posted by Louise Ellen Teitz
04/04/2017 at 07:18 AM
Does the Hague Service Convention permit service of process by mail? While it may seem, at first glance, to be a mundane and technical topic, the question has in fact created an almost 30-year split among circuits – one that soon may be resolved. Water Splash, Inc. v. Menon presents a straightforward question of treaty interpretation for the Supreme Court: whether the Hague Service Convention under Article 10(a) permits service of process by mail when a country (in this case Canada) has not made a declaration to the contrary. The treaty governs service between the United States and 70 other...