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I preside over cases between employees and employers regarding all aspects of injuries allegedly sustained while working and any medical treatment which stems...Read full storyHere's to the many Jewish-American members of the RWU Law family! https://t.co/kto6faxb7XRoger Williams Law@RWULawMay 3RWU Law stands with the Asian-American community in the wake of continued and rising racist violence that destroys… https://t.co/UvM4ZalOctRoger Williams Law@RWULawMay 3RWU Law is proud to recognize our students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends and colleagues for their tremendous con… https://t.co/Ro1wFi01edRoger Williams Law@RWULawMay 1RT @RWULawDean: A dogwood tree has been planted at RWU Law in honor of my predecessor, Dean Michael J. 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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 EventsFriMay21School 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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