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Judicial, Public Interest, Corporate Counsel, Prosecution, Envi…Roger Williams Law@RWULawMay 25RT @MichaelYelnosky: .@RWULaw Prof. Horwitz opposes repeal of statute of limitations for civil sex abuse claims. https://t.co/XYCchAdd1b ht…Roger Williams Law@RWULawMay 25Recent NewsNewsMay 18, 2018RWU Law Celebrates Commencement 2018A cool, breezy, partly sunny day on Mt. Hope Bay provided a classic “spring in New England” backdrop as immigration advocate Marielena Hincapié delivered a rousing address to the 130 graduates of theNewsMay 7, 2018Honoring Professor Bruce KoganFounding faculty member, two-time interim dean, master mediator – Professor Bruce I. 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