Dean Faces Off vs. Alum in RI Supreme Court

Posted by David Logan on 02/28/2012 at 09:06 AM

The Rhode Island Supreme Court was recently the venue for oral arguments in an exciting free speech case, and in a highly unusual turn of events Associate Dean Andy Horwitz was pitted against Megan Maciasz (’08).  It was Megan’s first appearance before the Court, though she was advantaged by her previous service as law clerk to Chief Justice Paul Suttell.

The 10 Best Websites for Law Students

Posted by Library Blog on 02/24/2012 at 01:28 PM

The National Jurist, the leading publication for law students, listed the ten best websites for law students in the February, 2012 issue.  They are:

Supporting the Next Generation of Latino Leaders

Posted by David Logan on 02/23/2012 at 04:46 PM

Records Set at Public Interest Gala

Posted by David Logan on 02/17/2012 at 08:55 AM

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

Cutting Edge Technology in Law Practice

Posted by Library Blog on 02/15/2012 at 12:37 PM

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.

RWU Law Prof. Sack on SCOTUS Ruling on GPS

Posted by David Logan on 02/14/2012 at 09:06 AM

GPSOne of the most interesting cases of the current term of the Supreme Court of the United States is U.S. v.

RWU Law Students Help with Important Study of Judicial Compensation in Massachusetts

Posted by David Logan on 02/10/2012 at 09:20 AM

Judge Dennis CurranRWU 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.

School of Law Remembers Courageous Public Defender John Hardiman

Posted by David Logan on 02/07/2012 at 10:07 AM

John J. Hardiman

As Per Usual, Prof. Margulies on the Cutting Edge

Posted by David Logan on 02/03/2012 at 08:29 AM

Prof. Peter Margulies

105 days until graduation

Posted by Melanie Shapiro on 02/02/2012 at 05:10 PM

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).