Luis Mancheno '13 immigrated to the U.S. to escape persecution for being openly gay in his native Ecuador, and excelled in his career at RWU Law.

Upcoming Events

Attorney General Open Government Summit

Orientation

Attorney General Open Government Summit

Orientation

17th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
JUL
31
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
Incoming Student Orientation
AUG
12
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Second Floor Atrium
Incoming Student Orientation
AUG
13
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Various Locations
Incoming Student Orientation
AUG
14
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Various Locations
RWU Law Alumni @ Newport Polo
AUG
22
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Newport International Polo Grounds, Portsmouth, RI

Trending@RWULaw

06/24/2015
By Diana Hassel
Plans are well underway for the RWU School of Law’s expanded presence in downtown Providence.    The four-story building at One Empire Street will be devoted almost exclusively to...


Affordable Excellence at RWU LAW

Archives

Newsroom

Providence En Español: Luis Mancheno '13

Luis Mancheno '13 immigrated to the U.S. to escape persecution for being openly gay in his native Ecuador, and excelled in his career at RWU Law.

From Providence En Español: "Hispano hostigado en su país por ser gay triunfa en USA" por Arelis Peña Brito

For Google auto-translation to English, click here.

Luis Mancheno '13PROVIDENCE, May 24, 2013- Ya lo dijo el filósofo británico Bertrand Russell: “Cuando un hombre sabe a dónde va, el mundo entero se aparta para darle paso”. A Luis Mancheno nada lo detuvo cuando decidió que llegaría muy lejos. Se sobrepuso al acoso, a la incomprensión y hasta a la barbarie, para emerger como un hombre preparado, seguro de sí mismo, que hoy es reconocido por su entrega en la defensa de los derechos individuales.

El pasado viernes Mancheno, ecuatoriano, de 26 años, se graduó Cum Laude en la Escuela de Derecho de la Roger Williams University, en una ceremonia en la que se recibieron 164 nuevos juristas. [...]

For full story, click here.