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Commencement 2012

Fast Facts

For 2011 graduates, RWU Law had 11.1% of graduates entering public interest law, higher than the national average (7.5%).

First Impressions

Burnside Memorial Building


School of Law Commencement
Friday, May 16, 2014
Bristol Campus
1:00 p.m.

Open Seating

Law Commencement








Commencement Speaker & Honorary Degree Recipient

The Honorable Judith S. Kaye
Chief Judge
New York Court of Appeals (Ret.)

Honorary Degree Recipients

Robert M. Barge, Esq.
Executive Director
Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.

The Honrable Robert D. Krause
Associate Justice
Superior Court of Rhode Island  


2014 Request for Handicap Parking or Seating Form

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Directions to Law School
All cars will be directed to the North Gate entrance.  Signs will direct you to parking. Traffic will be heavy, please alow extra time.


A professional florist, Commencement Flowers, Inc., will be on campus before and during our Commencement ceremony.  Flowers may be purchased on Commencement day near the front entrance to the commencement tent.  For your convenience, you may pre-order flowers ahead of time, and have them available for pick-up at our location at Commencement.  Please visit their website at:


2014 Law Commencement
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