This year our perhaps inappropriately named “spring” semester begins on Wednesday, January 6th and ends fifteen weeks later, on Wednesday, April 27th. (We take off one week for “spring” break in early March). Exams follow, and commencement exercises for the class of 2016 are on Friday, May 13th.
I know that lots of people hate Twitter, and I know many of the reasons.
Too many tweets are inane (“I am having an awesome grilled cheese for lunch”); there are too many abbreviations and symbols used on Twitter (what do @ and # mean anyway?); the 140-character limit makes it impossible to convey anything meaningful; and Twitter is accelerating the destruction of written English. Young people cannot write elegant prose, and they would not be able to recognize it if they saw it. #OMG!
We are understandably shaken. The massacre in Paris left not just France but the entire West feeling vulnerable. On Black Friday, Americans rushed out to buy – not only new electronic gadgets and toys for Christmas – but guns. The FBI processed the largest number of gun purchase background checks ever submitted on a single day.
Over the past several years, RWU Law has made significant strides in increasing the diversity of its student body.
The Esther Clark Moot Court Competition is an intra-school appellate advocacy competition for new Moot Court Board members.
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 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.
On 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.
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 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.