Upcoming Events

RWU SOL Holiday Reception 2015

RWU SOL Holiday Reception 2015

Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Citizens Plaza Rotunda, Providence, Rhode Island
Public Interst Potluck
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Law School Bistro
Champions for Justice
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Omni Providence Hotel


By Mikéla Almeida
The Esther Clark Moot Court Competition is an intra-school appellate advocacy competition for new Moot Court Board members. Every fall brings an intense and engaging event – not only for the...

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