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B. Mitchell Simpson, III

B. Mitchell Simpson, III
Adjunct Professor of Law

Ph. D., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts Univ.
M.A.L.D., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts Univ.
M.A., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts Univ.
LL.B., Univ. of Pennsylvania School of Law
A.B., Colgate Univ.

B. Mitchell Simpson was in private practice that included civil and criminal litigation in Rhode Island state courts as well as federal courts and military courts. He was a full time faculty member at Roger Williams University School of Law from 2000 until 2007.

Selected Publications

Books

Rhode Island Civil and Appellate Procedure with Commentary (with Kent, Robert B. etal)(2006)

Articles

A Fair Trial: Are Indigents Charged with Misdemeanors Entitled to Court-Appointed Counsel?, 5 Roger Williams University Law Review 417 (2000)

The Open Meetings Law: Friend and Foe, 44 Rhode Island Bar Journal (1996) (Winner of the 12th Annual Rhode Island Bar Journal Writing Award, June, 1997.)