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Posted by Michael Yelnosky
10/22/2016 at 09:44 AM
Less than two years ago, RWU Law hosted a day-long symposium on the issue of mass incarceration, an event attended by approximately 350 judges, lawyers, law students, and others.  It was a remarkable day, but two moments in particular stand out for me. Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, gave a gripping speech about the justice system from his vantage point as a lawyer representing clients in criminal cases throughout the country.  He explained that one of the reasons the United States is unresponsive to the growing inequality of wealth and the...
Posted by Brittani Mulholland
10/12/2016 at 07:11 AM
Women in Robes is an annual event sponsored by RWU Law's Women’s Law Society, and dedicated to saluting the achievement of women judges and justices in the Rhode Island judiciary. The event is truly one of the highlights of the Fall Semester because it brings RWU Law students together with so many different members of the state's unique legal community, enabling new professional relationships and connections to form and flourish. This year's Women in Robes took place on Wednesday, October 5, at the Providence Marriott in the heart of the capital city. It's the first time we've held the event...
Posted by Jillian Jagling
10/06/2016 at 07:41 AM
The Law Alumni Association (LAA) hosted another Annual Alumni Weekend at the end of September, running from Thursday, September 22 to Sunday, September 25; and it was full of events that gave alums from all class years a chance to learn something new, reconnect with one another and meet alums from all over. The weekend was kicked off by the 5th Annual Professor Santoro Business Law Lecture at the Omni Hotel in Providence.  Stephen L. Cohen, former Associate Director of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Enforcement Division, presented Enforcing Insider Trading Laws: The...