We are always proud to see our graduates continue to pursue academic excellence after they graduate from RWU law. Sarah Mazzochi (’10) is but one recent example. Sarah has earned her LL.M in International Legal Studies from American University, and is now working in Washington, D.C. at the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.
Sarah is publishing up a storm. Here are the pieces she has published recently:
With the end of the academic year comes the chance to formally recognize excellence in the graduating class. For the terrific class of 2011:
We are very proud of the commitment of RWU Law Students to improving the world. I want to highlight just three of the examples, which had our students not only volunteering in RI and nearby Southeastern Massachusetts, but also in Maryland and Alabama.
Well, it is that time of year again. People are dressing up in funny looking “Harry Potter”-type garments and looking to the bar, while others are looking to summer internships and/or classes. For me and the rest of the class of 2012, we are looking forward to our concluding year of law school. As a friend and fellow classmate of mine, Justin Touhey, told me recently “two out of three ain’t bad,” reminiscing over another classic 1980’s anthem from Meatloaf.
One of the pleasures of being the Dean at Roger Williams is the chance to mingle with alums in key places where our alums practice law. An earlier blog focused on the annual gathering in Washington, D.C., which we hold in conjunction with another Roger Williams tradition, the group swearing-in at the Supreme Court of the United States.
If you are seeking a quick overview of a particular area of law with a how-to approach via your computer, then browse the Law Library’s Information Reference Center database. This resource offers 320 full text publications published by Nolo, a provider of legal information for consumers and small business.
In the run-up to the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, we used our in-house marine and tort law expertise to gather experts to explore the far-reaching legacy of the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Journalists, lawyers, scientists, Gulf of Mexico residents, and economists came to campus to ponder the lasting legacy of this tragedy. The law school community plus dozens more professionals in the audience were treated to expert speakers across disciplines examining complex questions such as how can we avoid another Deepwater?
In recent years, the RWU Law community has had unparalleled access to the Supreme Court of the United States. At the top of the list has to be the extended visit to campus of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, and we look forward to a campus visit next year from