Faculty News

  • City Year Providence
    Professor, Alumna Lead City Year Board
    Professor Andy Horwitz and Stephanie Federico ’03 co-chair advisory board of City Year Providence, aiming to dramatically cut dropout rates
  • Judge Edward C. Clifton
    Judge Edward Clifton Joins Faculty
    The recently retired Rhode Island Superior Court judge will work with students on research related to racial and ethnic fairness in courts across the country.
  • Immigration Detention
    Hassel on Qualified Immunity
    Professor Diana Hassel explains why immigration officials could not claim qualified immunity after mistakenly detaining an American citizen for 24 hours.


Brooks Magratten

Brooks Magratten
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Brooks Magratten is a partner at Pierce Atwood LLP, where his practice is concentrated in insurance, commercial products liability, employment and ERISA litigation. He formerly chaired the Federal Bench/Bar Committee of the Rhode Island Bar Association, is the President-Elect of the Federal Bar Association, Rhode Island Chapter, and is the President of Defense Counsel of Rhode Island.