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Attorney General's Office, will discuss RBG's indelible imprint on issues of gender equity in the workplace.NewsMarch 3, 2021Meet the RBG Essay Contest Winners!Last December, RWU Law invited Ocean State students from grades K through 12 to submit essays and artworks on how they have been inspired by the legacy of late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. And now, without further ado, here are the winning essays.VIEW ALL NEWSUpcoming EventsMonApr26RWU Law School Town Hall Meeting4:30pm - 5:30pmVirtual EventFriMay21School of Law Grad Walk & Virtual Ceremony12:30pm - 6:00pmRWU Law Bristol Campus & Virtual CeremonyView 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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