Esther Clark Competition Held at R.I. Supreme Court

Posted by Mikéla Almeida on 11/24/2015 at 04:25 PM

Court and CompetitorsThe Esther Clark Moot Court Competition is an intra-school appellate advocacy competition for new Moot Court Board members.

Remembering a Perfect Summer -- in the Bronx!

Posted by Olabisi Davies on 11/12/2015 at 10:17 AM

It's hard to believe that several months have now passed since I spent the summer interning at Bronx Defenders (BXD) in New York!

Women In Robes a Huge Success!

Posted by Brittani Mulholland on 11/04/2015 at 04:17 PM

Women In Robes EventWomen in Robes is a Women’s Law Society’s annual event that brings together the students of Roger Williams University School of Law and the Rhode Island Judiciary.

Beyond Same-Sex Marriage ...

Posted by Christopher Gerlica on 10/27/2015 at 10:00 AM

Beyond same-sex marriageOn June 26 of this year the Supreme Court of the United States made history by legalizing marriage equality nationwide. Prior to the Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, same-sex marriage had been governed by a patchwork of state laws.

Santoro Lecture and Golf Tournament Bookend Alumni Weekend ...

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 10/19/2015 at 10:26 AM

Alumni weekend this year ran from Thursday, September 24 to Sunday, September 27.  The kick-off event on Thursday was the latest installment in the Anthony J. Santoro Business Law Lecture Series.  We were proud to host Gigi Sohn, Counselor to the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.  Her lecture was entitled, “Consumer Protection in the Broadband Era: The Role of the FCC."   Ms.

Cybersecurity: A 'Must-Know' for Lawyers and Citizens

Posted by Peter Margulies on 10/07/2015 at 10:20 AM

CybersecurityCybersecurity is a major growth area in the law, as well as a central challenge for policymakers, corporate managers and ordinary citizens. Knowing about threats to private, business, and government data and how to reduce those threats is an essential part of the toolkit for today’s law students and lawyers. 

RWU Law & the Federal Courts: A Unique Partnership

Posted by William Smith on 09/30/2015 at 10:22 AM

L to R: RWU President Donald Farish. PhD, JD, with U.S. District Court Chief Judge William E. Smith.As a result of its status as Rhode Island’s only law school, Roger Williams University School of Law has developed a close relationship with the bench and bar of the State.

Reaching the American Dream -- with an RWU Law Team!

Posted by Deborah Gonzalez on 09/23/2015 at 09:06 AM

RWU Law Immigration Clinic client Amie Toure and her three sons.In the fall of 2009, Roger Williams University School of Law inaugurated its Immigration Clinic -- and there can be no doubt that the work done there has helped many immigrant families from all over the world, changing their lives for the better.

What We Did Last Summer...

Posted by Veronica Paricio on 09/08/2015 at 10:06 AM

At Roger Williams University School of Law, we have a vigorous public interest program.  This summer, 27 students were awarded summer stipends to enable them to work in unpaid public interest jobs, literally all over the world.  What follows are some of the observations they shared from the field ...


Coming Home

Posted by Lorraine Lalli on 08/25/2015 at 10:22 AM

When I joined the RWU Law administration in 2005, I brought a unique perspective as an alumna. Having graduated in 2001, I was familiar with the RWU Law student experience. I already knew the faculty and most of my new colleagues.  Most importantly, I was fully invested in the future success of the law school and our students, based on our shared experience.