The mere thought is enough to strike fear into the hearts and minds of law students. Yet a hardy band of RWU grads has found that tax law can offer a promising career path. It does require some extra effort, though. In the years since I returned to full-time teaching, thirty or so of our graduates have moved on to earn LL.M.s in Taxation from some of the best graduate tax programs in the country – B.U., Villanova, Georgetown, Florida and Miami, among others. This fall, two more RWU grads are joining that group.
If you like to follow sports, the Olympics are a very exciting 16 day adventure. This year’s adventure starts on August 5th in Brazil.
If you do not like to follow sports, the Olympics still has something for you!
Todd Oldham is an iconic 90s American fashion designer. According to Vogue Magazine, “in his 10 years in the atelier, Oldham had done everything from embroider with actual hammered gold to turn a photograph of a flaming tuna can into a print for Naomi Campbell to wear on the runway.” (To see a snippet of a Todd Oldham runway show in all of its 1990s glory, click here!)
Sailing is undoubtedly a popular summer sport in Rhode Island. There are countless opportunities to learn or hone your craft. One of the best ways to appreciate sailing in Rhode Island is to watch the start of the Newport Bermuda Race.
2016 has been the year of Making a Murderer. For those of you who have not seen or heard of the show, it is ten-part law-related documentary on Netflix about a Wisconsin man named Steven Avery who may or may not be a murderer. It has been compared to the Serial podcast.
If you are a fan of Making a Murderer, you may be interested in other law-related stories:
According to 36 U.S.C. §116, the last Monday in May is Memorial Day. The United States’ most solemn holiday has roots all the way back to the 1800s.
Q: Why did the robot go on summer vacation?
A: He needed to recharge his batteries.
Whether you are spending your summer interning, clerking, or recharging your batteries, if you are away from the RWU Law Library remember that the librarians are still here to take your calls and help with your research.
Bloomberg Law, Lexis, and Westlaw offer summer access to continuing students as explained in our LawGuide Bloomberg/Lexis/Westlaw @ RWU Law: Summer Access.
For the graduating 3Ls, this is undoubtedly one of the most exciting times. You can take off your backpack, put away your highlighters, relax and enjoy the Commencement festivities.
While this is your first time being a law graduate, it is not your first time at a graduation. It is interesting to note that so much about graduation is ritual.