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UPDATE: COVID-19 and RWU LawRamifications of the coronavirus pandemic continue to evolve and multiply on an almost minute-to-minute basis. Here are the latest updates from RWU Law.NewsMarch 20, 2020F.A.Q.: COVID-19 and RWU LawIn what seems like the blink of an eye, we have gone from enjoying Spring Break to being in the middle of a worldwide public health crisis. Here's what you need to know now.NewsMarch 2, 2020Stronger Together: A Black Law Student Association PhotoshootOn Saturday, members of the Black Law Student Association, alumni and supporters gathered at the State House to take a solidarity photo, showing their unity and their presence on campus and in the field of law.VIEW ALL NEWSUpcoming EventsFriMay8Accepted Students Day - Friday, May 8, 2020 All Day RWU Law Main Campus- 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809FriMay15School of Law Commencement 12:30pmRWU School of Law | Bristol CampusFriJun12How to Prepare for Law School Workshop & BBQ9:30am - 2:00pmRoger Williams University School of LawView 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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