Time to Teach Business

Posted by Cecily Banks on 09/16/2016 at 09:45 AM

A valuable business lawyer must know more than law; the lawyer must know how the law affects a client’s business performance and strategic objectives, at any given stage in the business’s trajectory.

This axiom is at the heart of the latest charge to law schools: to teach business generally to law students who will represent business entities, either in the conference rooms or in the courtrooms.  

Come & Celebrate Roger On the Block!

Posted by Michael Bowden on 08/31/2016 at 04:40 PM

ROTBHere’s your chance to help Roger Williams University make history!

On Saturday, September 10, from 1 to 5:00 p.m., RWU Law will be joining the rest of the University – on particular the School of Continuing Studies and the School of Justice Studies – to host a block party celebrating the official opening of our new Experiential Campus at One Empire Street in Providence.

The Goal of Gender Equality in Cybersecurity

Posted by Linn Freedman on 08/23/2016 at 03:53 PM

Gender Equality in CybersecurityI have the privilege of teaching the Privacy Law class at RWU Law. It is a required course for the school's Joint Masters in Cybersecurity/Juris Doctor program, which is, to my knowledge, the only joint program offered by a university and law school in the U.S.

Welcome, Class of 2019!

Posted by Michael Donnelly-Boylen on 08/15/2016 at 02:22 PM
On August 10th, I had the pleasure of introducing members of the Class of 2019 to one another.

It's always the highlight of my year.

Click below to learn more about the talented cohort we have attracted to RWU Law this year:

Women, the Legal Profession, and How Far We’ve Come

Posted by Netti Vogel on 07/19/2016 at 09:21 PM

Women & The LawLater this month, Democrats will meet in Philadelphia to nominate a woman as the party’s candidate for president.  Unrelated to political partisanship, this historic event highlights the dramatic changes undergone by women in our society — changes I have witnessed and experienced firsthand. 

America's Cycle of Violence

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 07/08/2016 at 05:01 PM

A note I sent to the student body of RWU Law today:

Good Afternoon

Law Students Square Off with Cops: B-ball for a Worthy Cause!

Posted by David Logan on 07/07/2016 at 10:39 AM

Professors David Logan, John Chung and David Coombs joined by Rhode Island police officers.One of the great things about RWU Law is the initiative that our students display by reaching out to the world outside of law school.  One such example was a basketball tournament featuring teams of law students and  teams of police officers. 


What the Tragedy in Orlando Means for RWU Law

Posted by Michael Yelnosky on 06/17/2016 at 12:54 PM

RWU Mourns OrlandoLast Sunday, when the scope of the tragedy at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando began to emerge, I sent the following email to the student body:

The Pro Bono Collaborative Celebrates 10 Years

Posted by Eliza Vorenberg on 06/07/2016 at 11:37 AM

Pro Bono Collaborative 10th AnniversaryThe Pro Bono Collaborative celebrated its 10th anniversary on May 26 with balloons, confetti, birthday cake, bubbly and lots to brag about (see photos from the event below). 

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