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Week of October 19 2014

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9:00 am
 
 
 
 
Date
Thu, 10/23/2014 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
Location
Bay View Room
Body

The library's digital resources showcase, ResearchFest, provides an opportunity to talk to the vendors about their products and how they are used in practice. 

There's something for everyone at ResearchFest:

  • Audio tools for class preparation
  • Interactive tools for exam preparation
  • Resources to help you research employers for job interviews
  • Resources for the note writing process
  • Sources for reliable PDFs and ebooks
  • Timesaving tools for research
  • Tools for staying current on legal issues relevant to your studies, your research, and your extracurricular activities

Visit our ResearchFest guide for more details about participating vendors, librarian demonstrations, giveaways, and prizes!

Location
Bay View Room
Body

The library's digital resources showcase, ResearchFest, provides an opportunity to talk to the vendors about their products and how they are used in practice. 

There's something for everyone at ResearchFest:

  • Audio tools for class preparation
  • Interactive tools for exam preparation
  • Resources to help you research employers for job interviews
  • Resources for the note writing process
  • Sources for reliable PDFs and ebooks
  • Timesaving tools for research
  • Tools for staying current on legal issues relevant to your studies, your research, and your extracurricular activities

Visit our ResearchFest guide for more details about participating vendors, librarian demonstrations, giveaways, and prizes!

 
 
3:00 pm
 
 
 
Date
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Bay View Room
Body

Marine Law Opportunities

Join Interim Director Julia Wyman along with the following students who will discuss their summer internships:

Cayla Kevlik, 2L - Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, Environmental Division
Casey O'Brien, 3L - Moran Shipping/Rhode Island Sea Grant Law Fellow Program
John Ryan-Henry, 2L - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Refreshments will be served.

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

 

Location
Bay View Room
Body

Marine Law Opportunities

Join Interim Director Julia Wyman along with the following students who will discuss their summer internships:

Cayla Kevlik, 2L - Rhode Island Attorney General's Office, Environmental Division
Casey O'Brien, 3L - Moran Shipping/Rhode Island Sea Grant Law Fellow Program
John Ryan-Henry, 2L - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Refreshments will be served.

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

 

 
 
 
6:00 pm
 
 
Date
Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location
Room 286
Body

As part of Pro Bono Celebration Week, join us for a screening of "Inequality for All" on Tuesday, October 21.  Robert Reich-professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member-as he domonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy.  This film is an intimate portrait of a man whose lifelong goal remains protecting those who are unable to protect themselves.

 

Inequality for All Movie

 

Please RSVP to Feinsteincenter@rwu.edu by Friday, October 17.

Location
Room 286
Body

As part of Pro Bono Celebration Week, join us for a screening of "Inequality for All" on Tuesday, October 21.  Robert Reich-professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member-as he domonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy.  This film is an intimate portrait of a man whose lifelong goal remains protecting those who are unable to protect themselves.

 

Inequality for All Movie

 

Please RSVP to Feinsteincenter@rwu.edu by Friday, October 17.

 
 
 
 
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Hands-on Deposition Skills Training Program

Thursday, November 13, 2014
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm  |  Providence and Bristol, Rhode Island

An innovative hands-on deposition skills training program will be offered November 13 to 15, presented jointly by the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, the Roger Williams University School of Law, and the Federal Bar Association.  The program will take place at the federal courthouse and the law school campus, and offer a unique opportunity to build deposition skills in mock deposition settings, with constructive critiques by federal judges and experienced federal litigators.  The program is geared toward lawyers with less than ten years of experience in litigation who are interested in honing deposition skills.  RI CLE credit pending. 

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Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception

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

Reception

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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.

Registration details to follow.

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Public Interest Law Auction

Friday, January 30, 2015
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm  |  Providence Biltmore Hotel

SAVE THE DATE...Check back for event details and registration information.

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U.S. Supreme Court Bar Admission RWU Law Alumni Swearing-in Ceremony

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
8:00 am - 12:30 pm  |  Washington, DC

Roger Williams University School of Law announces its seventh United States Supreme Court alumni swearing-in ceremony.

Dean Michael J. Yelnosky will invite the candidates for admission to join him for breakfast the morning of the swearing-in ceremony. The breakfast will be held at 8:00 a.m. at the Supreme Court of the United States. Supreme Court oral arguments will take place after the ceremony.

Space is limited to twelve (12) attorney admissions. Alumni must be a member in good standing of the highest court of their jurisdiction for the past three years. Priority of acceptance into this program will be given to RWU Law graduates in order of receiving their email intent. A wait list will be taken once the twelve spaces are filled. You are allowed only one guest inside the courtroom. This program is now waitlisted. If you wish to participate, please indicate your intent via email to lawevents@rwu.edu.

Once you receive confirmation from the School of Law, you must follow the steps below to complete the application process.

The following criteria must be met for admission of U.S. Supreme Court Bar:

(1) Be a member in good standing of the highest court of your jurisdiction for a period of at least three years immediately before October 2014.

(2) Present a certificate of good standing from that court.

(3) Be sponsored by two current members of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar.

(4) Pay the $200 fee.

(5) Complete the Supreme Court of the United States Application for Admission to Practice Form.

For complete admission information and forms, visit the U.S. Supreme Court Bar Admission website.

RWU Law Alumni Group Swearing-in Ceremony 2014

Members from the sixth RWU Law Alumni Group Swearing-in event for admission to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States held February 2014: Jillian Jagling'09; Sara Sprague'08; Heath Hixson'09; H. Brian Dummer'09; Scott Carlson'09; Ashley Ham Pong'10; Associate Dean Diana Hassel; Adam Ramos'06; Lt. Col. Carroll Connelley'03; Timothy Gumkowski'06; Professor of Law and Former Dean David Logan; Jared Monaco'04; and Katherine Godin'08.

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