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Stern named new Roger Williams University School of Law board chair

BRISTOL – R.I. Superior Court Associate Judge Brian P. Stern has been elected the new chairman for Roger Williams University School of Law’s board...
COLLIN GEISELMAN has been nominated by Gov. Daniel J. McKee to become the state's next public defender. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

McKee nominates Geiselman to be next R.I. public defender

PROVIDENCE – Collin Geiselman, who has served as the state’s assistant public defender for two decades and also since 2015 as the state’s chief...
SKEPTICAL: Attorney ­Joshua Hawks-Ladds says he believes the Federal Trade Commission may modify its proposal to prohibit noncompete agreements so it doesn’t have such a sweeping effect.

A lost clause? FTC may ban noncompete pacts

Thirty million people. That’s how many workers federal regulators say could find new jobs, increase their wages, or even start their own companies if...
RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN will no longer participate in U.S. News & World Report's annual best colleges rankings. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND SCHOOL OF DESIGN

Rhode Island School of Design to drop out of U.S. News’...

PROVIDENCE – Last year, the Rhode Island School of Design was one of 13 local colleges and universities ranked by U.S. News & World...
SAFE SPACE: Kevin Matta, in addition to his role as Amos House’s chief human resources and diversity officer, is the board president for Diversity & Inclusion Professionals Inc., an organization that offers advice and training for human resource and diversity officers across Rhode Island. 

For Matta, changing the system is lifelong commitment

PBN 2022 Diversity Equity & Inclusion Awards Diversity Champion: Kevin Matta Diversity & Inclusion Professionals Inc. Board President Amos House Chief Human Resource And Diversity Officer KEVIN...
ASSISTANCE: Rhode Island Legal Services staff attorney Brian Furgal, Roger Williams University School of Law student Nicole Palmer, center, and RWU faculty member Eliza Vorengerg operate the Eviction Help Desk outside Sixth District Court at the Garrahy Judicial Complex in Providence.

Housing crisis putting eviction law in spotlight

Most of Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza’s peers at Harvard Law School weren’t interested in eviction defense work. The pay was low. Elorza, who worked...
STRONG SUPPORTERS: Autumn Guillotte, left, organizer at the Rhode Island AFL-CIO; David Molina-Hernandez, organizer at Fueza El Laboral; and Kristy Eiland, volunteer, show their support for Starbucks Corp. employees at a Warwick store off Route 2 to form a union prior to the employees’ vote in early June.

A rank and file revival: New labor movement hits R.I.

Starbucks customers swinging through the drive-thru on a June morning in Warwick were greeted by something many weren’t expecting: a group of baristas and...

RWU Law professor: Employers should prepare for overturning of Roe v....

PROVIDENCE – Though abortion access is expected to remain stable in Rhode Island, now is a good time for employers to reinforce reproductive health...
TEST CRITIC: Eric J. Mitnick, dean of the University of Massachusetts School of Law in Dartmouth, stands outside the Licht Judicial Complex in Providence. Mitnick is among the legal observers who believe the bar exam should be changed to better test the skills would-be attorneys will need to practice law. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Will bar exam undergo more change in future?

A year after Rhode Island lowered its passing score for the bar examination, the effect on pass rates remains murky. In March 2021, the R.I....

RWU School of Law receives $250K to develop new scholarship program

BRISTOL – The Roger Williams University School of Law recently received a $250,000 gift from local trial lawyer Mark S. Mandell to be put...
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