Justice Stephen Breyer visited RWU Law on Wednesday, teaching a Con Law II class, meeting with student leaders, and engaging in a Fireside Chat with Judge Bruce Selya of the First Circuit.

Upcoming Events

marine law symposium

marine law symposium

Alternative Spring Break 2017 Info Session
OCT
05
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 283 - School of Law Bristol Campus
Info Session for Prospective Students
OCT
10
9:30 am - 11:30 am
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
The People's Fight for Water, Power & Light
OCT
25
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One Empire Plaza, Providence, RI - Room 434
Jeopardy! | RWU Law
OCT
28
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
School of Law | Appellate Courtroom 283
Marine Law Symposium
NOV
04
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI

Trending@RWULaw

09/27/2016
By Tom Shaffer
This semester, we have a number of pioneering students at RWU Law: the first participants in our new one-year master's program called the Master of Studies in Law, or MSL. The program is open to...


Affordable Excellence at RWU LAW

Archives

Newsroom

SCOTUS Justice Breyer Visits RWU

Justice Stephen Breyer visited RWU Law on Wednesday, teaching a Con Law II class, meeting with student leaders, and engaging in a Fireside Chat with Judge Bruce Selya of the First Circuit.

From PAGE A1 of the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "Insight from high court justice" by John Hill

BRISTOL, R.I. (Oct. 27, 2011) - When some look at the job of United States Supreme Court Justice, they think how they could use the power of the high court to make new law. But Stephen G. Breyer, who has had the job for 17 years, said it's more like border patrol.

The role of the court, and the Constitution, is not to tell people how to live their lives, he told two sessions of students at the Roger Williams School of Law Wednesday, but to give citizens a system of government they can use to decide those things for themselves. ...

For complete story, click here.

Projo on Breyer