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Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Parrillo ’04 Book Wins Award from American Bar Association

Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 has received the Annual Scholarship Award from the ABA Section on Administrative Law for his book Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780–1940.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


Against the Profit Motive, Book by Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04, Wins Hurst Award

The Law and Society Association has given the J. Willard Hurst Award, for the year’s best work in English on socio-legal history, to Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo’ 04 for his book Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780–1940 (Yale University Press, 2013). 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014


Rare Book Bindings Revealed by New Imaging Technology

 A new exhibit of books in the Lillian Goldman Law Library is showcasing how modern technology can bring historical details and artwork to light.

Thursday, January 2, 2014


Professor John Langbein Honored for Legal Writing

Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History John Langbein was selected as a 2013 Honoree for Exemplary Writing by The Green Bag, a quarterly journal dedicated to good writing about the law. 

Once you are in the position of influence and decision making, I need you to always remember that behind every decision you make is a person.”


Gina Raimondo ’98

Governor of Rhode Island, 2015 Commencement Address