We just learned about four recent graduates who are doing remarkable things locally, regionally, and nationally, while proving once again the versatility of a JD from Roger Williams Law…
Shannah Kurland '13 has won a coverted Soros Justice Fellowship to establish a project that documents police misconduct and provides legal support to people challenging abusive police practices in Providence. http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/press-releases/open-society-foundations-award-fellowships-14-visionaries-working-reform-criminal
Luis Mancheno '13 is one of the first hires for Immigrant Justice Corps in NYC, an innovative program bringing together the best and brightest young lawyers to tackle the many complex issues facing immigrants. http://justicecorps.org/meet-fellows/
Michael Rekola '13 is a speechwriter and Deputy Press Secretary in the personal office of Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the powerful Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Kaitlin Sweeny '13 is working at the Nuclear Energy Institute, where she assists the General Counsel with issues regarding the crossroads on nuclear energy and policy. She recently published "Extraordinary Facts, Extraordinary Remedies: The Nuclear Waste Disposal Saga,” the lead story in the ABA’s Infrastructure Journal for the spring of 2014.
Congratulations to these terrific alums!