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Tysha Vaughn
Tysha Vaughn ’11 spent last summer as a legal intern with the Rhode Island Department of Health’s Healthy Homes and Environment Team, working on...

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Happy Holidays

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Happy Holidays

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Admissions Info Session
JAN
16
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration - Keynote Address by Paulette Brown
JAN
20
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
School of Law Appellate Courtroom 283
Champions for Justice Dinner and Public Interest Auction
JAN
30
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Providence Biltmore Hotel
Behind Closed Doors
FEB
11
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Appellate Courtroom - Room 283
Washington, DC Law Alumni Reception
FEB
24
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Marriott Washington at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC


News/Newsletters

Shifting Seas
"The growing challenge of global climate change is taking a heavy toll in the
Northeast and beyond - RWU Law's Marine Affairs Institute is at the forefront
of efforts to mount a response"
RWU Magazine
Spring 2013, Pgs. 14-15

One Fish, Two Fish, Who Regulates You, Fish?
Is Federal salmon oversight as complicated as President Obama claims?

Slate turned to Prof. Susan Farady to explain President Obama's reference.
January 26, 2011

Deepwater wind farm attracts a crowd . . . of lawyers
Providence Business News
September 11, 2010

Oil Sheen Spreading from Gulf Platform Explosion
USA Today
September 2, 2010

Rhode Island is a Leader in Marine Law
Providence Business News
June 28, 2010

 

                                                          ALUMNI IN THE NEWS   

Congratulations to joint degree graduate Alicia Schaffner Eichinger '09, who was recently named the new Executive Director of the Salt Ponds Coalition in Rhode Island: http://www.saltpondscoalition.org/BoardMembers.html.     

 

Law School Institute-related Blogs

 

RHODE ISLAND SEA GRANT

Coastal and Ocean News and Events

41N  - The magazine of Rhode Island Sea Grant and the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute

 

NATIONAL SEA GRANT LAW CENTER

Ocean and Coastal Case Alert
Case Alert is a monthly listserv highlighting recent court decisions impacting ocean and coastal resource management. Each Case Alert will briefly summarize the cases.