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Ask Boston attorney Antonio Massa Viana ’14.NewsOctober 27, 2021Announcing the 2nd Annual RBG Contest for K-12 StudentsRoger Williams University School of Law, Rhode Island’s only law school, is once again inviting Ocean State students from grades K through 12 to submit essays and drawings on how they have beenNewsAugust 19, 2021RWU Law Acquires Top Marine Law JournalRhode Island’s only law school acquires the U.S.’s leading maritime law periodical, a boon for the profession and students alike.VIEW ALL NEWSUpcoming EventsThuDec9Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception5:30pm - 7:30pmCitizens Plaza RotundaThuJan20Essay Contest: How has Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) inspired me?5:00pmContest DeadlineFriJan28Champions for Justice5:30pm - 9:00pmOmni Hotel ProvidenceView all EventsInstitutes and Programs Feinstein Center for Pro Bono and Experiential Education This center connects students and faculty with community organizations to provide pro bono legal services to those in need and to help students to gain valuable practical legal experience. 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