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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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Federal Court Conference Features Justice O’Connor, RWU and Vanderbilt Star Faculty

Posted by David Logan on 10/08/2013 at 11:09 AM

Every two years, the Rhode Island Federal District Court holds a conference to bring practitioners up to speed on cutting edge legal issues.  This year’s program is on Thursday, October 10 and has a special highlight: an appearance from Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States (the Justice will also be at RWU http://law.rwu.edu/event/fireside-chat-ret-united-states-supreme-court-justice-sandra-day-o%E2%80%99connor)

RWU Law faculty figure prominently in the Federal Court programming:

  • Professor Michael Yelnosky on “How Do Federal Judges Decide Cases?"
  • Professor Emily Sack on "Drones and Jones:  The Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age"
  • Professor Jorge Elorza on “Litigating the High Profile/Complex Case” and
  • Professor Jonathan Gutoff on “Admiralty Arrests and Attachments”

Also on the program is my law school classmate Chris Slobogin (now holding the Underwood Chair at Vanderbilt Law) and RWU alum Mike Daly (a partner at Pierce Atwood).

Click here for a link to the full program.