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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...



Professor David Logan's Archive for November 2010

Posted by David Logan
11/23/2010 at 01:00 AM
The 6th annual Student/Faculty Jeopardy game was one for the record books. The lead changed hands after almost every question, with 1Ls dominating Jeopardy, and the Faculty team coming on strong in Double Jeopardy, but a strong finish—and some bold playing—led to a victory by the 3Ls, marking just the second time that students have topped their elders. Here is a recap from 3L Captain Ed Stravato: This win was 3 years in the making, and truly a full team effort. We came close to winning the past 2 years, but we played way too conservatively. This being our last chance to beat the faculty, we...
Posted by David Logan
11/19/2010 at 01:00 AM
RWU Law is very proud of the public service spirit of our faculty and staff, as well as the ways in which our students get valuable practical skills training so they can hit the ground running after graduating and passing the bar.  On example that blends these two aspects of our program is work with a "Mediation Blitz," under the auspices of the RI Bar Association Volunteer Lawyer Program. The Director of our Mediation Clinic, Professor Bruce Kogan took the lead in helping his students provide free mediation services to eight limited income couples who wished to end their marriages with...
Posted by David Logan
11/15/2010 at 01:00 AM
Another three outstanding alumni were recently recognized in Providence Business News' 40 Under Forty. Honorees were selected from over 125 entries. Hear what our accomplished and interesting law alumni had to say in honor of this achievement. I am honored to be recognized by Providence Business News for this award and am inspired by the great work all of the recipients are doing for our community. I remain grateful for the my experience at RWU Law and know that the schools’ commitment to public service has played a critical role in my personal life and professional career. Class of 2003...
Posted by David Logan
11/08/2010 at 04:04 PM
RWU Law Congratulates AG-Elect Peter Kilmartin in the Providence Sunday Journal of Nov. 7, 2010 As RWU Law begins wrapping up its second decade, we’re seeing more and more indicators of our institution’s profound impact on the legal culture and social fabric of Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. But the School of Law arrived at a truly significant landmark last Tuesday when alum Peter F. Kilmartin ’98 – the Democrat in the field – won a five-way race to become the next Attorney General of the State of Rhode Island. RWU Law can boast alums serving as judges, as mayors of...
Posted by David Logan
11/08/2010 at 01:00 AM
RWU Law is proud of the accomplishments of the members of its community—whether faculty, alumni, or students.  The latest in this long and impressive line is 2L Amy Goins, recently elected to the Board of Directors of Common Cause of Rhode Island, the premiere good government organization in the Ocean State.   Amy — a graduate of Brown University — has already established a stellar reputation inside the law school, and now will make a statewide impact. Amy co-wrote on expungement of criminal records with Kristen Sherman from the leading firm of Adler Pollock & Sheehan....
Posted by David Logan
11/01/2010 at 01:08 PM
    Anne Rowan ’12 can add “Team USA” to her resume after qualifying for the national baton twirling team this summer.  Anne is a member of the competitive twirling team “Fusion” that won the United States Twirling Association’s Senior Elite competition to become a part of “Team USA.”  “Fusion” will represent the USA in the 2011 International Cup in Jacksonville, Fla., next summer against teams from across the globe.   “We hope to bring the International Twirling Cup back to the United States,” Anne said. Anne’s twirling career started when she was in second...