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Talk on U.N. Convention on Law of the Sea with Rear Admiral Steven D. Poulin
DEC
01
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bay View Room - School of Law
Winter Solstice
DEC
02
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bay View Room
Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception
DEC
03
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Citizens Plaza Rotunda
Marine Affairs Advisory Board Meeting
DEC
12
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bay View Room
Champions for Justice Dinner and Public Interest Auction
JAN
30
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Providence Biltmore Hotel

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11/17/2014
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As the shortest day of the year approaches, it can be uplifting to recall the long, bright days of summer. Just months ago, across practice settings and across the country, many of our students used...

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  • September 03, 2012 |
    As the 2012-13 academic year begins, Roger Williams University School of Law is pleased to announce a few important personnel developments. Professor John Chung has been awarded tenure. Keenly interested in the relationship between consumer debt and bankruptcy, Professor Chung testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on proposed bankruptcy legislation regarding abusive credit card practices. A prolific author, his articles cover many legal topics from bankruptcy to international...
  • May 02, 2011 |
    RWU Law Celebrates Commencement 2011! BRISTOL, R.I., May 3, 2011 – The Honorable Paul A. Suttell, chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, will be presented with an honorary degree and deliver the keynote address at the Roger Williams University School of Law Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 20, at 1 p.m. The Honorable Robert G. Flanders, Jr., and Betty Anne Waters ’98 will also receive honorary degrees during the ceremony, at which more than 150 juris doctor degrees will be awarded...
  • March 10, 2010 |
    "If we were talking about McCarthyism, I would be happily filing a brief on their side," said Peter Margulies of the Roger Williams University School of Law, who assisted in an amicus brief supporting the government on behalf of a group of scholars and former public officials with terrorism-related experience. "We're not talking about speech here, but conduct. When the petitioners say they want to help the Tamil Tigers get tsunami assistance, that's not different from giving them cash." Read...