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United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island - Term Law Clerk - Open until filled, with preference given to applications submitted by Friday, November 10, 2017. Position is available in August, 2018.

United States Probation Office for the District of Rhode Island - United States Probation Officer

Litigation Academy - Direct and Cross Examination Skills Program

Mission Statement

The mission of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island is to dispense justice for all and preserve individual rights and liberties within our constitutional democracy through the rule of law. We accomplish this by resolving criminal cases and civil disputes fairly and expeditiously.

William E. Smith
Chief Judge

Hanorah Tyer-Witek
Clerk of Court


Disclaimer
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Acknowledgements
This website was developed by students of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in coordination with the staff of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

Photos courtesy of The Providence Journal/Kris Craig.