Blogs

Reflections on Commencement 2016

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 05/31/2016 at 02:10 PM

Commencement Week at RWU Law always begins the Monday before commencement at the Glen Manor House

RWU Law's Clerkship Pipeline

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 05/03/2016 at 11:18 AM

Sotomayor on Clerkships

Exploring Equality at RWU Law

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 04/26/2016 at 11:40 AM

Diversity & InclusionThis law school values diversity and inclusion.  Our commitment is based on three shared principles:

Clinics Collaborate on 'Crimmigration'

Posted by Vanessa Rodriguez on 04/19/2016 at 10:32 AM

CrimmigrationEach semester at RWU Law, two of the school’s great clinical programs schedule classes to bridge the gap between major legal areas.

Implicit Bias and the Law

Posted by Deborah Johnson on 04/12/2016 at 02:27 PM

implicit biasRWU Law is very excited to present the seventh installment in its biennial Thurgood Marshall Memorial Lecture series this week.  This lecture honors the memory and legacy of our nation’s first African American United States Supreme Court Justice.

RWU Law Grads Making Waves in Marine Affairs

Posted by Julia Wyman on 04/05/2016 at 12:06 PM

Bristol Harbor, Rhode IslandMAI Graduate Jobs!

When I meet with prospective students interested in marine affairs, they often ask me what kind of jobs our graduates have.  It’s a great question and one that I love answering.  Our graduates can be found all over the country working in diverse marine affairs jobs.

"Our long anticipated Experiential Campus is now a reality..."

Posted by Diana Hassel on 03/22/2016 at 05:02 PM

RWU Law's Experiential CampusThe drywall is up, the paints are being applied, and the furniture is ordered for the new RWU Law Experiential Campus in Providence at One Empire Plaza.   

United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims Visits RWU Law

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 03/03/2016 at 10:47 AM

On March 3, 2016 the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims became the third court to hear live arguments this year at RWU Law. Here are some photos from the event:

Veterans Court's Decision Will Affect RWU Law's Veterans Disability Field Clinic

Posted by David Coombs on 02/24/2016 at 11:03 AM

The U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims (CAVC) will sit at the Roger Williams University School of Law on Wednesday March 2.  The Court will hear oral arguments in Robert Chisholm v. Robert McDonald, CAVC No. 15-1594.   

Is Corporate Registration a Proper Basis for General Jurisdiction?

Posted by Tanya Monestier on 02/09/2016 at 01:11 PM

Corporate registrationIn January 2014, I taught Conflict of Laws for the first time at RWU Law.  As part of my preparation, I encountered what seemed to be a throwaway sentence in a study aid that said something to the effect of, “Some courts have held that registering to do business in a state subjects a company to general jurisdiction.”