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.
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.
WBBM-TV (CBS CHICAGO) – Jarrett Adams received his law degree from Loyola after spending 10 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.Read More
HONOLULU CIVIL BEAT – A collaboration between the University of Hawaii Richardson School of Law and a local community health center has helped low-income residents get the help they need to avoid homelessness, stay employed or keep their families together.Read More
MISSOULIAN – Blake D. Morant, who also serves as the dean of the George Washington University Law School and as president of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS), will deliver his speech, titled “You are the Leaders the World Needs,” to the 82 law school graduates earning juris doctor degrees from UM.Read More