Blogs

Talented, Diverse Student Leaders Take the Helm

Posted by David Logan on 06/18/2013 at 05:23 PM

I look forward to working closely with the new crop of leaders of our flagship student organizations, the Roger Williams Moot Court Board and the Roger Williams Law Review.  It is truly a terrific group of future lawyers.


Moot Court Board (2012-14)

1Ls Celebrate End-of-Year

Posted by David Logan on 06/12/2013 at 10:37 AM

One tradition at RWU Law is that the deans and faculty host a party for the 1Ls immediately after a milestone:  the completion of their 1L exams.  Faculty, staff and students gather at popular hangout Jacky's Galaxie for drinks and food and celebration.  Here are some pics from this year's installment for the great class of 2015.

RWU Tackles Growing Challenge of Cybersecurity in Summer Conference

Posted by David Logan on 06/08/2013 at 04:52 PM

Cybersecurity is the next frontier for clients in finance, health care, and energy, as well as for law enforcement and national security.  Cybercrime is on the rise – from the White House to the Pentagon, from America’s biggest corporations and health-care organizations to the small business next door.  

Recognizing Excellence in Public Service

Posted by David Logan on 06/04/2013 at 01:18 PM

The Feinstein Institute recently held its annual reception celebrating the public service commitment of our graduating students and thanking the legal community for mentoring our students in public interest law. The reception was generously supported by the Feinstein Foundation.

RWU Tackles Growing Challenge of Cybersecurity in Summer Conference

Posted by David Logan on 05/30/2013 at 03:04 PM

Cybersecurity is the next frontier for clients in finance, health care, and energy, as well as for law enforcement and national security.  Cybercrime is on the rise – from the White House to the Pentagon, from America’s biggest corporations and health-care organizations to the small business next door. 

 

RWU Law in the "Real World"

Posted by David Logan on 05/24/2013 at 12:03 PM

I often use this blog to talk about the amazing array of experiential learning opportunities that RWU Law is able to offer as the only law school in Rhode Island.

But as we approach our 20th Anniversary, it’s becoming increasingly clear just how deeply RWU Law has penetrated Rhode Island legal culture – up to and including the state judiciary. Here are just three examples from the recent weeks.

RWU Law Grads Top Connecticut Bar Exam Results

Posted by David Logan on 05/20/2013 at 12:12 PM

Many RWU Law grads take the Connecticut bar exam and the state bar provides much helpful data that facilitates comparisons between and among regional law schools.

The results for the February exam were just released and once again RWU Law students prove that they were well prepared.  Here are the first time pass rates of schools that had a dozen or more takers:

RWU Law Alums Gather in NYC, Miami, and Boston

Posted by David Logan on 05/16/2013 at 01:58 PM

One of the pleasures of being the dean at RWU is that I get to go on the road and spend time with our successful alums across the country: in recent weeks it was NYC, Miami (actually Coral Gables) and Boston with Denver and Philidelphia on the horizon.

When Climbing Everest, Look Down...

Posted by Michael Rekola on 05/15/2013 at 12:52 PM

Growing up I was always told the same thing.  Words that rang clear and brought dreams of the future filled with hopes and adventures that were captivating while simultaneously engulfing.

Go find your own Everest…

Go find your own Everest…

Go find your own Everest…

I had never known what the words truly meant, nor do I still know what they mean. This is because it seems that when one takes on a new task, challenge, or endeavor they simply do not realize the consequences that can flow from something seemingly so innocent. 

RWU Law Prof Looks at The American Empire through Unique Lens

Posted by David Logan on 05/10/2013 at 12:55 PM

One of our many innovative scholars is Michael Burger, who has developed expertise in controversial areas, including “fracking” http://law.rwu.edu/story/burger-fracking-and-federalism and the impact of the melting polar icecap http://law.rwu.edu/blog/young-faculty-star-tackles-impact-oil-rush-arctic