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David Logan served as Dean at Roger Williams School of Law from 2003 to 2014, making him one of the nation's longest-serving law deans. In 2014, he returned to full-time teaching and research.

A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Professor Logan clerked for a federal...



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Commencement 2011: Great Fun for a Great Class!

Posted by David Logan on 06/15/2011 at 09:50 AM

...and what a year it was, highlighted by a visit from the First Circuit, a 3L victory in Student-Faculty Jeopardy, and a national prize for a 3L moot court team! The graduates and their families and friends enjoyed terrific weather, a spirited graduation ceremony (complete with goofs on the dean), and a fun after-party.  Here are some pics from that memorable day:

Commencement 2011 Photo

Pomp and Circumstance

Commencement 2011
Dean David Logan, Honorary Degree Recipient the Honorable Robert G. Flanders Jr.,
Chairman of the University Board of Trustees Richard Bready,
Honorary Degree Recipient Chief Justice Paul Suttell, Honorary Degree Recipient
Betty Anne Waters '98, Chairman of the School of Law Board of Directors Mark Mandell

Commencement 2011
Processional

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Prof. Bob Kent acknowledges the award of tenure to Prof. Jorge Elorza

Commencement 2011 Photo

Chairman of the School of Law Board of Directors, Mark Mandell

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Commencement Address by Paul Suttell,
Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court

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Jessica Downing

Commencement 2011
New Roger Williams University President Dr. Donald Farish
enjoying his first RWU Law Commencement

Commencement 2011
Honorary Degree Recipient The Honorable Robert G. Flanders, Jr.

Commencement 2011

Elizabeth Nolette and Diana Cortez

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Graduation as an uplifting experience

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More uplifting…

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Eric Hall and his Torts teacher

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A very happy Dan Hirseman

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It's a family affair

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Maria Corvese with her grandmother

Commencement 2011
Esther Kapinos & nephew

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Peter Calo, who graduated cum laude, and with two babies!

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Rob Stolzman (Adler Pollock & Sheehan) and Justin "J.P." Pruett

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Professor of the Year Anthony Santoro

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Assistant Dean Tony Bastone and Adjunct Professor of the Year, Judge Dan Proccacini

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Tysha Vaughn

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Prof. Larry Ritchie, who hooded Honorary Degree Recipient Betty Anne Waters (J.D. 1998)

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Proud RWU Law Faculty

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A terrific talk by Valedictorian Jenna Hashway

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Adjunct Professor Richard Rose and his mentee Misty Delgado

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Mark Mandell and son, Zachary Mandell, magna cum laude

Commencement 2011
Kelly Rafferty

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Steppin' up

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Steppin' Out

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Lynn Laweryson and Jared Arader both graduated cum laude

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Judge Ed Clifton and Andrew Redman, cum laude

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My terrific Research Assistant, David Leveillee, who graduated cum laude