Innovative and Other Outstanding Programs

Partnering with firms and the community to help Rhode Island’s poor
The Pro Bono Collaborative links Roger Williams University law students with law firms and the community to address unmet needs of Rhode Island’s poorest residents. The partnership has been lauded by the Legal Services Corporation and held out as a national model by the Consortium for Access to Justice.

Faculty Highlights

Professor Natapoff Delves Deep into Misdemeanors: “Petty is the New Big.”
With one sentence, Professor Alexandra Natapoff summarized the thesis of her newest scholarly pursuit: examining the often-underappreciated area of misdemeanor crimes and the consequences of their disproportionately low profile convictions as compared to felonies.

Current Issues in Legal Education

Financing a Legal Education
It pays for students who borrow to finance their legal education to familiarize themselves with all the tools available to manage debt, including a wide variety of repayment plans and loan forgiveness programs.

Legal Education News

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