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Posted by David Logan
04/04/2013 at 02:53 PM
March 2013 was the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, which guaranteed every citizen a constitutional right to counsel in cases involving serious criminal allegations.  Gideon is acknowledged as one of the most important decisions of the Supreme Court, and as lawyers, judges, and law students gathered at RWU Law for a program saluting Gideon, it also was an opportunity to mark the passing of Anthony Lewis, the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of the iconic book about the case, Gideon’s Trumpet. The program began with me saying a few...
Posted by David Logan
04/02/2013 at 11:09 AM
One of the many terrific student groups at RWU Law is the Military Law Society (MilLaw), which recently was a prime example of how engaged students can take advantage of excellent networking opportunities, and yield amazing results.  Here’s the story…. Last fall Justice Samuel Alito visited RWU, and at one of the many social events 2L Tunde Adepegba struck up a conversation with Martha Ann Alito.  It turns out that Mrs. Alito grew up in a military family, and she and Tunde, the President and Founder of MilLaw, had...