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.

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    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.

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    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

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    Exam Time Reminders

    Finals are almost here and the library has a few reminders: stay calm, stay caffeinated, stay courteous. Over the next few weeks, please remember that sound carries in the library, especially when you

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    Wellness is Important!

    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

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    Veterans Day

    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 pro

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    Stonewall Inn – Fifty+ Years in History

    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 sta

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    Professor Santoro - Founder, Teacher, Mentor

    In 1991, Rhode Island was one of only three states without a law school. A group of individuals who believed that Rhode Island should have a law school contacted Anthony J. Santoro to conduct a feasib

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    Immigration Law Display in the Library

    The New York Times Editorial Board stated that the “ Migration Policy Institute reported in 2013 that the federal government spends more each year on immigration enforcement — through Immigration and

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    Study Aids at the Library!

    As mid-terms are quickly approaching, many of you may be in search of study aids. Fear not! The Law Library has a plethora of study aids options. E-Study Aids The Law Library has two digital study aid