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

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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. [...]

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