It’s perfectly understandable why a century ago the superrich chose RI for their summer homes, because summer in RI is sublime. Much of the fun is on the water--the sailing and kayacking are world class (and RWU even provides students free kayacks for exploring Mt Hope Bay). There are also excellent beaches and even surfing. There is also alot for landlubbers, too.
In less than a month I will be gearing up for my second year of law school. I cannot believe how time has gone by and how weird it is to me that I’m starting 2L. Stranger yet, I can’t imagine how it will feel to see so many new faces in August and watch them embark on the epic journey of 1L year, a time both vivid and seems long ago. To the incoming 1Ls: Welcome, I look forward to meeting you all, feel free to ask questions, and enjoy the rest of your summer!
The weather was perfect: 77 degrees and not a cloud in the sky for the 15th annual Commencement Exercises for the Roger Williams University School of Law. The ceremony was joyous as 161 graduates enjoyed the award of a Doctor of Laws degree to the Honorable O.
This past weekend was the last long weekend before I head back home and I did not want to waste it. So me and a couple of RWU Londoners jumped on a plane and went to Madrid. I had such an amazing time that I decided to dedicate the bulk of this entry to what I saw, heard, and experienced. Here goes…
I am delighted to announce that Prof. Peter Margulies became our Distinguished Research Professor as of July 1.
|Prof. Louise Ellen Teitz with Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Stephen Breyer.|
The motto of Roger Williams University is “Learning to Bridge the World,” and the School of Law takes that aspect of our mission very seriously.
Determining if a particular journal is available electronically just became a whole lot easier! The Law Library website now offers the Law Journal Finder.
Yep, that’s right. Since we’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day (even President O’Bama wore a green tie and welcomed the Irish delegation a couple years ago), I could think of no better reward for having sat with a judge and a few barristers then heading over to Dublin for a weekend of jollification (I am attempting to use as many British colloquialisms as I can. This one means fun). Man, it was a crazy town! The Temple Inn is a hotbed of nightlife that has a flavor for everyone. I have never seen so many people drinking out on the streets at night time before.
|Sang Hwa Lee and Eliza Vorenberg, Director of the ProBono Collaborative|
Here is a dispatch from Prof. Mary Holper, who directs the RWU Law Immigration Clinic.