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Pro Bono Celebration Week

Sunday, October 20, 2013
12:00 am - 12:00 am  |  Nationwide


For more information about National Pro Bono Celebration week please visit:


Shayana Kadidal: Surveillance & Civil Liberties

Monday, October 21, 2013
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm  |  Room 262

When: Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:45PM

Where: RWU School of Law, Room 262

Please RSVP to the Feinstein Center ( by Friday, October 18, 2013 if you plan on attending the lecture or reception. Additional questions? Please call (401) 254-4573.


American Winter Film Screening

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
5:45 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Room 283


The Feinstein Center for Pro Bono & Experiential Education will host a screening of the film: American Winter. The film presents a snapshot of the state of our society as it exists for millions of Americans across the country. The film follows eight Portland families battling to keep their heads above water while facing overwhelming financial challenges and a shrinking social safety net. The devastating effects of the mortgage lending crisis, soaring unemployment, a broken healthcare system, and the budget cuts to the social services are presented through the eyes of these families, all falling into poverty for the first time and struggling to keep their kids fed, clothed, and with a roof over their heads.

After the film there will be a Q&A via Skype with Chuck Sheketoff, Executive Director at the Oregon Center for Public Policy, who is featured prominently in the film. Please bring an item of canned food.  We will donate these canned goods to Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen, Food Pantry and Day Shelter. 

Please RSVP to the Feinstein Center ( by Friday, October 18th if you plan on attending. If you have additional questions, please call (401) 254-4573.


Clark Moot Court Competition Finals at the R.I. Supreme Court

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm  |  Rhode Island Supreme Court, Providence

RWU Law 20th Anniversary Celebration ~ Fulfilling the Promise

The Rhode Island Supreme Court judges will be hearing arguments in the final round of the 18th Annual Esther Clark Moot Court Competition at the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

Finalists - to be announced.

Transportation will be provided to law students from Bristol. You must register for transportation by October 16, 2013, please contact Heather Bernier at

If you are attending the finals, please RSVP to Heather Bernier at or (401) 254-4625.