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RWU Law Commencement


All Day

Location: Main Athletic Field

David B. Wilkins, a groundbreaking Harvard Law School professor and onetime clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, will deliver the Commencement address and earn an honorary degree at the Roger Williams University School of Law ceremony. The School of Law will also present an honorary degree to Janet L. Coit, director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, and RWU Law Professor Bruce I. Kogan, during the ceremony. Kogan is a founding faculty member at RWU Law and twice served as Dean, and is one of the state's leading experts on alternatives to litigation.

This event is not open to the public; tickets are required.