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Vanessa Rodriguez is a 2L originally from Earlton, N.Y., in the Capital Region of the state.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Criminal Justice from the State University of New York College at Potsdam in 2010.

Vanessa is very active in the RWU Law community, as a...

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Posted by Vanessa Rodriguez
04/19/2016 at 09:32 AM
Each semester at RWU Law, two of the school’s great clinical programs schedule classes to bridge the gap between major legal areas. The Immigration Clinic, directed by Deborah Gonzalez, and the Criminal Defense Clinic, directed by Andy Horwitz, come together to learn how the various aspects of these practices areas intertwine. Both clinics are run out of the Providence Downtown Campus and hold classes to learn more about the substantive law surrounding the clinic practice areas. There are some major differences between the areas of Criminal Law and Immigration Law, the most important being...