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December 2014

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Displaying events for: November 30th-6th, 2014

Talk on U.N. Convention on Law of the Sea with Rear Admiral Steven D. Poulin

Monday, December 01, 2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  Bay View Room - School of Law

 

Join Professor Andrew Norris, the Law of the Sea class, and the Marine Affairs Institute for a talk by Rear Admiral Steven D. Poulin, Judge Advocate General & Chief Counsel, United States Coast Guard. RADM Poulin will talk about accession to the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (“UNCLOS”). RADM Poulin was on an interagency team that briefed the Senate and Senate Staff extensively, and regularly, on the Convention leading up to the Committee’s consideration of U.S. ratification of UNCLOS.

As Judge Advocate General and Chief Counsel of the Coast Guard, RADM Poulin is responsible for the delivery of all legal services in support of the Coast Guard’s missions, its units and its people.  He leads a dedicated group of legal professionals, including 193 military attorneys, 96 civilian attorneys and 87 legal support personnel. Prior to that, his flag assignment was as the Director of Governmental and Public Affairs, where he was responsible for external engagement with Congress, the media and other intergovernmental entities.

Please RSVP to marineaffairs@rwu.edu if you plan on attending.

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Winter Solstice

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  |  Bay View Room

Join the Black Law Student's Association for the Winter Solsticean opportunity for law students, faculty members, attorneys, and judges to interact and network with one another. This program is designed to give the students the opportunity to do something outside of their busy school schedule and to relax, laugh, eat some good food, and to receive some encouraging words to finish off the semester. A great way of starting off the holiday season.

The Honorable Tiffany Michele Williams is the youngest Administrative Law Judge serving in the state of New Jersey. Prior to her appointment, Judge Williams served as the Deputy Chief Counsel to New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine. Among her responsibilities, she oversaw the judicial and prosecutorial nomination process, ethics, and litigation matters. Judge Williams previously served as the Chief Counsel to the Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly Joseph J. Roberts, Jr., as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey and as a Senior Associate at Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti. Judge Williams began practice in Massachusetts as a law clerk in the Massachusetts Appeals Court and subsequently at the law firm of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo.

An advocate for attaining the highest educational goals, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Public Administration from Rutgers University, as well as a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law.

Judge Williams has a passion for service and serves her community in numerous capacities, including as an ordained minister at the Upper Room Full Gospel Church in New Jersey. She is also the founder of a global women’s empowerment project, the “Esther Project,” and is writing an inspirational book to encourage women and girls to fulfill their destiny. 

Please contact Tiffany Friend at tfriend262@g.rwu.edu with any questions or for additional information.

 

 

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Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception

Wednesday, December 03, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm  |  Citizens Plaza Rotunda

Join fellow RWU Law alumni, faculty, staff and friends for a special evening to celebrate the season.

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

$20 per person, includes a beverage ticket.

Catering by Cafe Nuovo

Citizens Plaza Rotunda ~ One Citizens Plaza ~ Providence, Rhode Island

"Toys for Tots" - Please consider bringing an unwrapped new toy for the toy drive. Toys collected will be given to needy children in the community.

REGISTER ONLINE

Please register online by Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Questions? Please contact the Office of Law Alumni Relations at lawalumni@rwu.edu or (401) 254-4541.

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