Professor Peter Margulies talks to the Providence Journal about seeking solutions for affordable legal representation in Rhode Island.

Upcoming Events

Commencement

Commencement

Litigation Academy "Mediation Skills Program"
MAY
02
11:30 am - 11:30 am
One Exchange Terrace, Providence, RI
Free Practice LSAT Test
MAY
05
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
RWU Law Experiential Campus, 1 Empire Street, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903
May Accepted Students Day with Providence Preview
MAY
15
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
RWU Law Experiential Education Campus- Providence & Main Campus- Bristol
School of Law Commencement
MAY
19
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
Class of 2020 How to Prepare for Law School BBQ/Mixer
JUN
09
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
RWU Law Main Campus, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809

Trending@RWULaw

04/04/2017
By Louise Ellen Teitz
Does the Hague Service Convention permit service of process by mail? While it may seem, at first glance, to be a mundane and technical topic, the question has in fact created an almost 30-year split...


Affordable Excellence at RWU LAW

Archives

Newsroom

Margulies on Access to Justice

Professor Peter Margulies talks to the Providence Journal about seeking solutions for affordable legal representation in Rhode Island.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: R.I. weighs choices on legal menu” by Katie Mulvaney, Journal Staff Writer

Professor Peter MarguliesPROVIDENCE (March 24, 2013) — Paying for some of the best legal representation in Rhode Island can run $650 an hour or more, placing top-of-the-line legal services beyond the reach of most people. […]

“Every time you appear in court, the cash register rings. … I think you have a lot of people frozen out of legal services,” said Peter S. Margulies, a professor at Roger Williams University School of Law who also serves on the bar association committee. He added: “People can’t afford the Cadillac model of legal services, but they might be able to afford a Ford.”

For full story, click here.