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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

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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.

Tuesday April 02, 2013
Start: Apr 2 2013 11:28 am

This gathering offers Rhode Island high school and college students an opportunity to learn more about the legal profession and to interact with diverse judges, lawyers and law students.

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Providence Marriott Downtown
1 Orms Street

Moderated by Kas R. DeCarvalho, Esq.
Fontaine, DeCarvalho & Bell LLP

Start: Apr 2 2013 1:00 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 the many experiential learning opportunities available at RWU Law.

Participants will include:

Tuesday April 09, 2013
Start: Apr 9 2013 4:30 pm

The 2012/2013 RI Sea Grant Law Fellows will present their work at an informal colloquium at which sponsoring organizations will also be attending and participating. 

If your organization is interested in seeking the research services of a Law Fellow, please join us and learn more about the Rhode Island Sea Grant Law Fellow Program and how a fellow may be able to assist your research needs.  Please contact Julia Wyman at jwyman@rwu.edu for more information. 

Friday April 12, 2013
Start: Apr 12 2013 12:00 pm

Admitted Students-- please join a panel of current RWU Law students and admissions staff for an informal hour-long question and answer online chat session.  The topic of this chat will be focused on housing and student life.

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

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