In the span of 8 years, the Association for Public Interest Law (APIL) Auction has gone from 75 folks in jeans and sweatshirts, sitting in folding chairs in the SOL atrium, to more than 400 spiffy attendees in one of Rhode Island’s most revered venues, the ballroom on the top of the Biltmore Hotel in Providence. And what a night it was, where students, faculty, staff, alums and many of our supporters in the legal community came out to mingle and bid on 100’s of wonderful items and packages, from north to
Law practice has been revolutionized by mobile devices, social media, and cloud services, expanding from bricks and mortar to portable and virtual practice.
The Law Library has some great books on these topics for you. A major publisher in this area is the ABA Law Practice Management Section. The publications and programs offered by the Section are in four core areas of practice management – marketing, management, technology, and finance.
One of the most interesting cases of the current term of the Supreme Court of the United States is U.S. v.
RWU Law students have a remarkably broad array of practical experiences in the summer, but none could match the work that Raquel Thomas ('12), Jared Ballin ('13), Stephen R.
It has been a long time since I last posted. I’m in my third year and it’s busy, busy, busy! In the fall, I returned to the Immigration Clinic and took 7 classes, while also doing my writing requirement paper. (Word of advice to first and second year students: get your writing requirement over with ASAP).
Because of technological, economic, and market pressures, the way attorneys practice law is rapidly evolving. Are you prepared?
One of the hottest topics in RI is the decision of a federal judge to bar a public high school from maintaining a display in its gymnasium that is, in effect, a prayer. The student who brought the lawsuit has been vilified, as has the judge who simply was following the Constitution. Below is an article from the Sunday Projo that provides some historical context for the decision.
What would Roger Williams have done?
What would Roger Williams have thought about the prayer banner at Cranston High School West?
Have you used, been pressured to use, or wondered if it is okay to use your student Westlaw or LexisNexis access to conduct research on behalf of an attorney or law firm with whom you are employed? If you are doing this, then stop. If you have been pressured to do this, do not give in. If you have wondered if it is okay, the answer is “NO.” The Legal Skills Prof blog recently reported on this very