Lucinda Harrison-Cox

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Lucinda Harrison-CoxAssociate Law Librarian

Contact Information

401-254-4533lharrison-cox@rwu.eduOffice 147SSRN Author Page

Education

J.D., Washington and Lee University
M.L.S., Catholic University
B.A., Rutgers University, Camden

Lucinda Harrison-Cox currently serves as Associate Law Librarian. In this role, she is directly involved in working with students, faculty, and staff on research questions, instruction, and technology issues. She manages the library’s information systems, directs the activities of the Research and Access Services functions in the library, and assists in the general administration of the library. Prior to joining academia, Lucinda clerked for the United States Magistrate Judge in the District of Delaware and practiced law in Virginia. She was at the University of Richmond before becoming part of the Roger Williams School of Law Library team when the law school opened.  She is a member of the Virginia State Bar and Delaware State Bar. An avid genealogist, she finds her legal research skills are a decided advantage when hunting for clues to long lost family connections. She also enjoys rug braiding and other crafts.

Books

Virginia Circuit Court Opinions: Cumulative Index, Volumes 1-98 (Charlottesville, Va.: Lexis Law Publishing, 2018)

The Internet and Legal Research (Providence, R.I.: Rhode Island Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education, 1999) (with Nanette Kelley Balliot)

Research Guide to Environmental Law (Richmond, Va.: Law Library, T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, 1988) (with Susan B. English and Steven D. Hinckley)

Articles

Book Review, Massachusetts Legal Research, Second Edition, by E. Joan Blum and Shaun B. Spencer, 109 Law Library Journal 685 (2017)

Mass Incarceration: An Annotated Bibliography, 21 Roger William University Law Review 471 (2016) (with Nicole P. Dyszlewski and Raquel Ortiz)

Book Review, A Revisionist History of Tort Law: From Holmesian Realism to Neoclassical Rationalism by Alan Calnan, 98 Law Library Journal 705 (2006).

Teaching Legal Research: Past and Present, 84 Law Library Journal 281 (1992) (with Joyce Manna Janto)

Close Course Type Descriptions

Course Types

We have classified RWU Law classes under the following headers. One of the following course types will be attached to each course which will allow students to narrow down their search while looking for classes.

Core Course

Students in the first and second year are required to take classes covering the following aspects of the law—contracts, torts, property, criminal law, civil procedure, and constitutional law, evidence, and professional responsibility.  Along with these aspects, the core curriculum will develop legal reasoning skills.

Elective

After finishing the core curriculum the remaining coursework toward the degree is completed through upper level elective courses.  Students can choose courses that peak their interests or courses that go along with the track they are following.

Seminar

Seminars are classes where teachers and small groups of students focus on a specific topic and the students complete a substantial research paper.

Clinics/Externships

Inhouse Clinics and Clinical Externships legal education is law school training in which students participate in client representation under the supervision of a practicing attorney or law professor.  RWU Law's Clinical Programs offer unique and effective learning opportunities and the opportunity for practical experience while still in law school.