The Providence Journal's Katie Mulvaney on Morris Dees' RWU Law Commencement keynote, plus honorees Judge Alice Gibney and the late C.J. Weisberger.

Upcoming Events

Open Door Speaker Series

Open Door Speaker Series

February Open House
FEB
17
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Washington, D.C. Area Info Session for Prospective Students
FEB
22
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Marzen Room, 900 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Washington, D.C. Law Alumni Networking Reception
FEB
22
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Marzen Room, 900 F Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
Marine Affairs Coffee & Conversation
FEB
23
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
RWU Law - Room 244 (Dean Logan Conference Room)
Resume and Cover Letter Review
FEB
24
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Career Development, Suite 175

Trending@RWULaw

02/09/2016
By Tanya Monestier
In January 2014, I taught Conflict of Laws for the first time at RWU Law.  As part of my preparation, I encountered what seemed to be a throwaway sentence in a study aid that said something to...


Affordable Excellence at RWU LAW

Archives

Newsroom

ProJo: Dees at RWU Law

The Providence Journal's Katie Mulvaney on Morris Dees' RWU Law Commencement keynote, plus honorees Judge Alice Gibney and the late C.J. Weisberger.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "Dees challenges grads on tough issues: Civil-rights lawyer says securing human rights close to home will advance us globally" by Katie Mulvaney, Journal Staff Writer

Morris Dees at RWU LawBRISTOL, May 18, 2013: — Civil-rights lawyer Morris Dees gave the 164 graduates of Roger Williams University School of Law a lofty charge Friday.

“You hold the keys to the gates of justice,” said Dees, cofounder and chief trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center. [...]

He challenged them not to shy away from taking on tough issues of poverty, distribution of wealth, health care, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender matters. [...]

For full story, click here.