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Friday March 08, 2013
Start: Mar 8 2013 11:30 pm

The topic for this luncheon will be Sea Grant Law Fellowships: A Student Perspective

Come learn more about the Sea Grant Law Fellow program and the experiences some of your classmates have had with the fellowships. It will be an informal opportunity to ask your classmates how the fellowships have fit into their overall law school experiences. 

Kaitlyn Cox 2L, will take about her research on development rights and rolling easements in New England;

Monday March 11, 2013
Start: Mar 11 2013 1:00 pm

Join our students and admissions staff online for an informal, hour-long question and answer session.

Get the "inside" scoop on:

  • The application and decision-making process
  • Activities, organizations, and other opportunities to enhance the law school experience
  • Housing in the campus vicinity
  • Living in the Bristol, RI area
  • More...

This is an excellent opportunity to hear more about RWU Law from our students' perspectives.

Friday March 15, 2013
Start: Mar 15 2013 1:15 pm

Please join us for dinner and a screening of the newly-released 30-minute documentary “Defending Gideon” narrated by Martin Sheen and produced by the Constitution Project, followed by a panel discussion.

Panelists:      

Tara Allen, Assistant Federal Defender, District of RI

Gerald J. Coyne, Deputy Attorney General, RIAG

Debra Krupp, Training Coordinator, Committee for Public Counsel Services, MA    

Magistrate Charles J. Levesque – Family Court, former RI State Senator

Monday March 18, 2013
Start: Mar 18 2013 3:13 pm

Sponsored by: the Federalist Society

Professor John Stinneford (University of Florida Law) speaking about the death penalty and cruel and unusual punishment.

Open to RWU Law students only.

Start: Mar 18 2013 3:16 pm

Sponsored by: Juvenile Law Society

Veronica Chinchilla from the Rhode Island Community for Justice will speak about the disproportionate minority contacts of juveniles within Rhode Island.

Open to RWU Law students only.

Wednesday March 20, 2013
Start: Mar 20 2013 12:00 pm

Sea Grant Law Fellowships:  A Student Perspective

Come learn more about the Sea Grant Law Fellow program and the experiences some of your classmates have had with the fellowships. It will be an informal opportunity to ask your classmates how the fellowships have fit into their overall law school experiences. 

Friday March 22, 2013
Start: Mar 22 2013 2:32 pm

Sponsored by: Elder Law Society

"Tough Decision in Later Life: Older Adults and Driving"

Speakers: Lisa D'Ambrosio & Julie Miller (MIT AgeLab)

Join us for a discussion on the roles that family, caregivers, health care providers, and other stakeholders play in what for many older adults is a difficult issue: to decide to cut back or stop driving. The experts from MIT AgeLab will discuss the aging process and the impact on driving.

Questions? Please contact the Office of Alumni, Programs & Events at lawevents@rwu.edu

Thursday March 28, 2013
Start: Mar 28 2013 12:00 pm

Admitted Students-- please join us for an informal hour-long question and answer online chat session.  The topic of this chat will be focused on career development, academic support, and bar support. 

Participants will include:

  • Erin Wright, Associate Director of Career Development
  • Kathy Thompson, Director of Academic Success Program
  • John Ralston, Associate Director of Bar Support

Log in to connect with our students and staff.

Friday March 29, 2013
Start: Mar 29 2013 12:00 pm

Students who participated in Alternative Spring Break will present their experiences. Food will be provided so please RSVP to by 3/27 to Feinstein.Institute@rwu.edu.