Library Blog

The weekly library blog contains news, research resources, and information about library events. To view archived copies of library newsletters and blogs from 1996 to present, visit Docs@RWU.

  • Business research

    Highlighting Business Research Resources

    As members of the Roger Williams University community, the students at the law school have access to a trove of business research resources. RWU is home to the Mario J. Gabelli School of Business whic

  • Thurgood Marshall quote

    Thurgood Marshall Display in the Library

    When Thurgood Marshall was a kid and acted up in class, his teacher punished him by banishing him from class and forcing him to read the Constitution. (Wow. That backfired!) Thurgood Marshall grew up

  • Dive in to Law Study Aids!

    Dive in to Study Aids!

    Study aids can be a wonderful resource to help you understand the concepts taught in class and apply them to practice questions. Using study aids throughout the semester, and not just in the weeks before an exam, can be especially helpful.

  • Champions for Justice 2018

    Champions for Justice 2018

    One of the best annual traditions here at RWU Law is Champions for Justice and the Public Interest Law Auction.

  • ruth bader ginsbur

    Visit from Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    On Tuesday, January 30 th U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be visiting the RWU School of Law for a “fireside chat” with 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Senior Judge Bruce M. Selya.

  • owl

    Winter Break is Finally Here!

    Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, Festivus, and/or any other winter celebration, this time of year means just one thing at RWU; finals are over and it is winter break!

  • cat

    Breaking mews! Kittycam is back!

    This time of year is particularly difficult for law students and those that love them. (Some of us are going mutts!) There are outlines, study sessions, and exams.

  • cookies

    Cookie Law

    The holiday season is just around the corner and you know what that means: sweet treats galore! Cookies (and cookie dough!) are a favorite for many, but these snacks aren’t immune from being the subject of lawsuits.

  • U.S. map

    Finding State Law Resources

    Researchers looking for state law materials from states outside their own state are often faced with certain practical difficulties. The first is that no library can maintain print materials for every