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Posted by Deborah Johnson
11/25/2014 at 07:37 AM
Each year, from September 15 to October 15, the nation observes Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the many contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to our nation and society.  (Cada año, del 15 de septiembre al 15 de octubre, celebramos en los Estados Unidos el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, que es una oportunidad para dirigir la atencion nacional a las contribuciones de la comunidad hispana a la sociedad estadounidense.)  With the recent elections of RWU Law Professor (and former Providence Housing Court Judge) Jorge Elorza as Mayor of Providence and Nellie Gorbea as the...
Posted by Michael Yelnosky
11/17/2014 at 09:33 AM
As the shortest day of the year approaches, it can be uplifting to recall the long, bright days of summer. Just months ago, across practice settings and across the country, many of our students used the summer months to gain valuable experience, make connections, and experiment – to look for that space in the vast network of legal careers that will provide them professional and personal satisfaction. Here, three of our students share their experiences from the past summer: CHRISTINE K. CASTRO, 2L Women’s Law Project (Pittsburgh, PA) “This summer I had the opportunity to intern at the Women’...
Posted by Danielle Dufault
11/10/2014 at 12:27 PM
In a hard-fought battle, Brett Beaubien edged out John Ryan Henry in the finals of the 19th Esther Clark Moot Court competition. The competition drew a large crowd of faculty members,  attorneys, students, and even participants' family members. The Rhode Island Supreme Court graciously dedicated its time and wisdom to judge these talented oralists. Also special acknowledgment to Ed Pare who was awarded Best Brief! Congratulations to all sixteen new members of the Moot Court Board including: Brian Almeida Mikela Almeida Mangelin Acevedo Brett Beaubien Andrew Blais Jonathan Cabot Casey...