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Students Help Leading Mass Judge Write about Abraham Lincoln as Lawyer

Posted by David Logan on 01/21/2014 at 01:50 PM

One great thing about a judicial externship with the Honorable Dennis Curran from the Massachusetts Superior Court, is that RWU Law students never know what in addition to observing lawyers and trials will come their way.

Passing the Torch, Tackling Affordability, Debt and Jobs

Posted by David Logan on 01/17/2014 at 01:58 PM

As you probably know by now, RWU President Donald Farish this week made two major announcements that in many respects will shape the coming years at RWU Law.

Appy Hour Returns!

Posted by Library Blog on 01/16/2014 at 08:56 AM

The library’s Appy Hour technology series returns for the spring semester. Why should you attend an Appy Hour?

Efficiency!

  • The opportunity to learn tips and techniques to help you work and study more efficiently using technology.

Ethics!

  • Recent amendments to the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct require lawyers to maintain knowledge of technology as part of their ethics requirements.

Entertainment!

  • Learning about technology can enliven your day.

The spring 2014 Appy Hour sessions cover:

Getting Into the Swing of Things

Posted by Kasey Doeing on 01/15/2014 at 03:05 PM

  After two glorious weeks of Christmas break, the spring semester here at RWU Law has officially started.  I’m not quite sure there is anything more difficult than attempting to get back into school mode after a small glimpse of freedom.  But alas, I must fight the urge to watch another episode of Cake Boss on Netflix and crack open my Civil Procedure book once again.

A Marine Law Career Underway

Posted by David Logan on 01/13/2014 at 04:35 PM

When Scott Gunst ‘12 first arrived at RWU Law, he was like many of our marine affairs students: he had a unique maritime background and a drive to take advantage of all that RWU Law offers in marine affairs. From a family of mariners, and with 10 years of his own professional maritime experience, Scott used his time here to sample from our rich maritime curriculum.

NEW! Prepare for Practice Certification Program

Posted by Library Blog on 01/08/2014 at 06:46 PM

Survey Says New Attorneys Spend a Significant Portion of their Time on Research!

According to a recent National Conference of Bar Examiners’ survey:

RWU School of Law at International Law Weekend in NYC

Posted by David Logan on 01/08/2014 at 11:54 AM

Law students from the RWU International Law Society travelled to NYC late last semester for an opportunity to network and learn from leaders in the field. They were delighted to encounter our own Professor Louise Ellen Teitz, who is wrapping up her tour as a diplomat as the First Secretary at The Hague Conference on Private International Law in The Hague, The Netherlands (http://law.rwu.edu/louise-ellen-teitz).

Making It Out of the Maelstrom – Law School Finals

Posted by Mike Muehe on 01/07/2014 at 12:36 PM

                After a much-needed Thanksgiving break, the scene at RWU Law changed drastically. Final exams were right around the corner, a seemingly-terrifying, unique experience for us as 1Ls.

High Visibility Speakers/Programs on Tap for 2014 Semester

Posted by David Logan on 12/20/2013 at 11:45 AM

As we reach the end of a remarkable fall semester of programming—including not one but two visits from Justices from the United States Supreme Court  http://law.rwu.edu/blog/justice-sandra-day-o%E2%80%99connor-and-rwu-law and http://law.rwu.edu/blog/justice-kagan-rhode-island-0 - we now pivot to an exciting lineup of programming for the coming spring.

... And To All A Goodnight.

Posted by Tom Peterson on 12/20/2013 at 11:11 AM

It seems hard to believe but my first semester of law school is complete and Winter Break is upon us.  It is great to have a couple of weeks off to relax, rest, and enjoy time with friends and family.  Having two weeks off is a luxury that I haven’t had in almost 25 years, so I will definitely enjoy that.

The first semester flew by, and with my first set of Law School Finals in the rearview mirror, it is a good opportunity to reflect on tests in Law School.