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Posted by David Logan
08/09/2011 at 09:30 AM
I am delighted to announce that Carolina Academic Press has published Poverty, Health and Law: Readings and Cases for Medical-Legal Partnership.  The lead editor of this path-breaking new book, Liz Tobin Tyler, is the Director of Public Service and Community Partnerships at Roger Williams Law. Liz’s book grew out of her teaching of “Poverty, Health and Law: The Medical-Legal Partnership.” Co-taught with Dr. Pat Flanagan of Brown University Medical School, the course focuses on the many social determinants of health, and partners students from Brown Medical School and RWU Law students....
Posted by David Logan
08/05/2011 at 09:50 AM
In 2006, the School of Law launched an exciting program, The Pro Bono Collaborative, to see if we could leverage the untapped resources of Rhode Island’s law firms, community-based organizations and law students’ budding professionalism and energy to increase the provision of free legal assistance to Rhode Island’s most vulnerable communities.  Many of our pro bono projects involve broad reaching legal strategies, such as educational workshops and legislative advocacy.  The PBC also facilitates direct representation pro bono projects in substantive areas of the law that are normally...
Posted by William Wray
08/04/2011 at 11:48 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-...