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Law Library Re$earchFe$t

Posted by Library Blog on 01/20/2012 at 03:50 PM

Knowledge + Chance to Win a Kindle Fire!

 

  • Explore the Law Library’s e-resources for researching environmental law, international law, and tax materials.
  • Learn how to locate Congressional materials.
  • Discover email alert services to stay informed of developments in your area of interest.
  • Uncover the Law School Helpers which are available to enhance your academic success.

 

Join us for the Law Library’s Re$earchFe$t on Feb. 7 – 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Main Computer Lab.

Class of 2006 Gathers to Remember

Posted by David Logan on 01/20/2012 at 12:02 PM

I have a special place in my heart for the RWU Law class of 2006—they began as 1Ls the same year that I began as the new dean—so I was especially glad to participate in the class’s fifth year reunion.

Chockablock Spring at RWU Law

Posted by David Logan on 01/17/2012 at 02:31 PM

We are excited to host a number of unique events in coming months.  Here are the highlights:

Free E-books from CALI!

Posted by Library Blog on 01/13/2012 at 09:08 AM

 

Not Festivus, but Definitely Festive!

Posted by David Logan on 01/10/2012 at 10:05 AM

The Roger Williams Law family gathered in the Rotunda at Citizens Plaza to celebrate the holiday season (replete with jokes about Gov. Chafee’s “holiday tree”), and as a bonus helped the U.S. Marine Corps with their “Toys for Tots” program. This was the first such event with our new President, Dr.

A "Tag Cloud" for RWU Law

Posted by David Logan on 12/22/2011 at 12:12 PM

When Princeton Review released its 2012 edition of “The Best 167 Law Schools” – an influential Zagat Guide-style review largely based on 18,000 law student interviews – Roger Williams received a very strong assessment from its students.

Controversial Documentary "Hot Coffee" Screened in Joint Event with RI School of Design

Posted by David Logan on 12/16/2011 at 09:12 AM

As the only law school in the state, RWU Law has unique opportunities to co-sponsor events with other leading educational institutions, like our joint degree program with the University of Rhode Island Department of Marine Affairs (a signature joint J.D./M.M.A. program) and our Medical-Legal Cooperative with Brown Medical School

RWU Law Alums Saluted as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars”

Posted by David Logan on 12/13/2011 at 09:50 AM

I am glad to report that the latest edition of Super Lawyers magazine has identified almost 50 of our graduates as “Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars.” The magazine identifies attorneys in each state who are chosen by peer review and independent research as the top practitioners; the “Rising Stars” category focuses on lawyers under age 40 or who have been practice for less than ten years.

Sports Law Symposium and LCOD 8 Shows Students the Versatility of the JD Degree

Posted by David Logan on 12/09/2011 at 09:22 AM

The Office of Career Services recently presented two excellent programs, showcasing the remarkable array of career paths available to those with a Juris Doctor degree. 

SCOTUS to Decide Case Argued in RWU Law School Courtroom

Posted by David Logan on 12/06/2011 at 01:15 PM

We just got word that the Supreme Court of the United States has granted certiorari to hear United States v. Southern Union, a case which was litigated in the Roger Williams Law School in October, 2010.  That hearing, before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, not only featured top federal judges and litigators, but a rare opportunity for our law students to quiz the judges afterward.