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Chief Judge William E. Smith of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island is Chairman of the Roger Williams University School of Law Board of Directors. Judge Smith attended Georgetown University as a George F. Baker Scholar, graduating in 1982. He graduated cum laude...



Judge William E. Smith's Archive for September 2015

Posted by William Smith
09/30/2015 at 10:22 AM
As a result of its status as Rhode Island’s only law school, Roger Williams University School of Law has developed a close relationship with the bench and bar of the State. Similarly significant, however, is the law school’s productive relationship with the federal courts.  This relationship affords RWU Law students numerous opportunities throughout the academic year to observe the work of and mingle with federal judges and attorneys who litigate frequently in the federal courts.   Here are just a few examples of what a law student can expect to see or do during his or her time at...