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William Wray is a 3L at Roger Williams Law. He attended Georgetown University and Brown University for undergraduate, graduating in 2010 with a degree in Middle East Studies. Throughout high school and college he was involved in Mock Trial, which kindled his interest in litigation. At Brown he...

William's Archive for August 2011

Posted by William Wray
08/31/2011 at 04:14 PM
Note to self - stock up on un-scented candles.   Irene came, Irene left. It was pretty terrible if you were a tree branch, inconvenient if you were any organism which appreciates electricity or plumbing, but otherwise, bearable.    And it wasn't all bad, either: Crises have a way of renewing our appreciation for home and all its fixtures - human and otherwise. “Hunkering” is the verb that captures the feeling for me. The dictionary definition staidly limits itself to 'taking shelter,' but for most, the word implies preparatory trips to the grocery store, foreknowledge of what...
Posted by William Wray
08/24/2011 at 08:23 AM
Posted by William Wray
08/04/2011 at 10:48 AM
It will be quite a transition to return to school after having worked this summer. To begin with, I can actually write again. By this I mean:  1) I can use non-mono-spaced fonts, which in addition to being less coma-inducing than Courier New, allow me to banish any thought of the arcane conventions attending double-spacing in court documents, and 2) I need not feverishly research a legal citation with which to end every sentence, no matter how obvious the proposition therein. (Cf. Legal writing.) Next – and I have mixed feelings about this – I can re-accustom myself to uninhibited, full-...