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Posted by David Logan
06/26/2014 at 12:56 PM
We just learned about four recent graduates who are doing remarkable things locally, regionally, and nationally, while proving once again the versatility of a JD from Roger Williams Law… Shannah Kurland '13 has won a coverted Soros Justice Fellowship to establish a project that documents police misconduct and provides legal support to people challenging abusive police practices in Providence. http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/press-releases/open-society-foundations-award-fellowships-14-visionaries-working-reform-criminal           ...
Posted by David Logan
06/18/2014 at 11:26 AM
Posted by David Logan
06/12/2014 at 10:11 AM
With the wail of bagpipes, the Commencement procession begins Professor Bruce Kogan, winner of the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award Chairman of the Board Mark Mandell on living a meaningful life in the law Trustee Jerry Lavine hoods Honorary Degree Recipient Judge Robert Krause Director Robin Steinberg hoods Honorary Degree Recipient Robert Barge Professor of the Year Emily Sack hoods Honorary Degree Recipient Chief Judge Judith Kaye Judge Kaye on the future of legal education Her red shoes! Class Valedictorian Sam Clarke Proud families! A proud dean with graduate Leticia...
Posted by David Logan
06/05/2014 at 04:40 PM
Commencement 2014 was our chance to say congratulations and so long to the terrific class of 2014, award honorary degrees to two outstanding judges and one excellent lawyer, and wrap up the celebration of our twentieth anniversary. This first installment focuses on back stage preparations for the big event; later installments will focus on the actual ceremony and the after party. Professor Emeritus Bob Kent and a favorite former student, Nicole Dulude Benjamin '06 The Dean Team:  Professors Andrew Horwitz; David Zlotnick; Diana Hassel; Michael Yelnosky and Bruce Kogan Super Judges Ed...
Posted by David Logan
06/03/2014 at 10:02 AM
The CED Clinic had a very busy and exciting second semester! The students represented fourteen clients throughout Rhode Island, held a brief advice legal clinic at the Center for Women and Enterprise, and conducted a two-hour informational session to Johnson and Wales University students on legal basics for entrepreneurs. The Clinic forged ties with community organizations, including signing on as a member of a network that won a $28,500 planning grant to carry out a worker cooperative incubation project in Central Falls. Students worked on a variety of issues. They counseled clients on...