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Posted by David Logan
05/30/2012 at 10:05 AM
One of our top junior faculty is Michael Burger, who joined RWU Law after a distinguished academic record (B.A. magna cum laude from Brown; honors graduate from Columbia Law School, where he was Articles Editor for the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law); practice (Associate Counsel for New York City’s Environmental Law Division), and law teaching (at NYU). Michael is developing a national reputation for his work on climate change and most recently the cutting edge issues associated with drilling for oil in the Arctic, made feasible due to rapid ice melt. Here are some of Michael’s recent...
Posted by David Logan
10/18/2011 at 08:14 AM
It was a sunny autumn afternoon on Narragansett Bay, perfect for members of the class of 2014 to get to know a little more about their new coastal home.  Hosted by the Marine Affairs Institute, the annual 1L boat trip gave students interested in marine affairs a chance to learn about marine issues facing Narragansett Bay from the staff of the leading non-profit conservation group Save the Bay aboard the Aletta Morris.  Along with Institute Director Susan Farady, Professor Michael Burger and 3L’s Colin Lynch and Kristen Bonjour, almost two dozen 1Ls cruised under the Mount Hope...
Posted by David Logan
02/18/2011 at 09:53 AM
Professor Mary Holper The national media is once again turning to RWU Law for their expertise, and on a remarkably broad array of topics.  Mary Holper, the dynamic Director of our Immigration Law Clinic was spotlighted in the Washington Post, where she discussed a controversial recent decision of the Virginia Supreme Court that undercuts a pro-immigration decision by the United States Supreme Court last year. CNN.com published an op-ed penned (typed?) by one of our faculty veterans, Carl Bogus, on the hot button issue of gun control, while another leading electronic source,...