The Marine Affairs Institute holds a major symposium every other year. These events draw national and international experts in their various fields to RWU Law. Students can attend these symposia for free. Past topics range from fisheries law, climate change and the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
From WRNI, Rhode Island's NPR: "One Square Mile: Bristol, Home to the State's Only Law School" by Elisabeth Harrison
Bristol is home to the only law school in Rhode Island, at Roger Williams University. The law school is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. As part of Rhode Island Public Radio’s series One Square Mile looking at Bristol, education reporter Elizabeth Harrison sat down with Law School Dean, David Logan, to ask about some of the challenges the school is...
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Bristol, R.I., Aug. 29, 2013 – As Roger Williams University School of Law begins a new year – and its 20th anniversary celebration – the dean who has led the school for half its existence announced today that he will step down at the conclusion of the academic year and return to teaching full-time.
David A. Logan has headed RWU...
From The Faith & Politics Indstitute: "2013 Civil Rights Pilgrimage a Great Success"
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SELMA, Ala., March 4, 2013: [Dean David A. Logan, as a guest of Congressman David Cicilline, joined Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Attorney...
From The Voice of Russia Radio: "BP Deepwater Trial Begins" by Victoria Mashkova WASHINGTON, Feb 25, 2013 09:10 Moscow Time: BP's trial for the Deepwater Horizon explosion begins in New Orleans today.
Voice of Russia's Victoria Mashkova talks with David A. Logan, the Dean of Roger Williams University School of Law:
Logan calls the Deepwater trial "one of the most complicated cases that the United States courts have ever seen." There are actions being brought against BP by...
From the New Orleans Times-Picayune: "BP oil spill trial begins Monday in New Orleans almost three years after one of the worst spills in U.S. history" by Mark Schleifstein and Richard Thompson, Staff writers
February 22, 2013, updated February 25, 2013: The long-awaited civil trial against BP and its partners in the ill-fated Macondo oil well is slated to begin Monday in federal court in New Orleans, setting the stage for a three-month proceeding to assign liability potentially worth tens of...
From the New Orleans TIMES-PICAUNE: "Unlike BP, Transocean likely off the hook for felony charges related to workers' deaths in 2010 Gulf spill Oil Rig Explosion" by Richard Thompson, NOLA.com
January 04, 2013: Like their counterparts at BP, executives at Transocean Ltd. are likely breathing easier with the looming unknowns of civil and criminal fines and penalties now settled for their role in the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, legal experts and industry analysts following the...
From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "What would Roger Williams have done?" by Ed Fitzpatrick
January 29, 2012: What would Roger Williams have thought about the prayer banner at Cranston High School West?
[...] David A. Logan -- dean of the state's only law school, which is at a university named for Roger Williams -- said Ahlquist fits into a tradition of courageous plaintiffs, exemplified by "the lonely pamphleteer," who adopt a minority viewpoint, face ostracism...
FROM REUTERS: "RIM could face lawsuits for BlackBerry problems: Some law firms are considering breach-of-contract or consumer-fraud claims over the recent BlackBerry outage" by Moira Herbst and Alastair Sharp
Outlets picking up the story include MS-NBC, NPR, the Baltimore Sun, and others.
October 19, 2011: Law firms in the United States and Canada are exploring possible consumer lawsuits against Research In Motion for last week's BlackBerry outages, which for three days crippled email and...
FROM WRNI, Rhode Island's NPR: "What First Amendment rights does Occupy Providence have?" by FLO JONIC
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PROVIDENCE, RI (WRNI) - Organizers of the "Occupy Providence" movement say they plan to camp out in Burnside Park indefinitely. Providence Public safety commissioner Steven Pare says he may let go it go on for a few weeks but not a month or more. What rights do the protesters have?
If the city of Providence is forced to go to court to remove protesters...
From BLOOMBERG: "Artificial-Knee Suits Targeting Zimmer Now Haunt Lawyers" by Alex Nussbaum and David Voreacos
The story was also picked up by the ABA JOURNAL, Indianapolis Business Journal, and others.
August 8, 2011: Zimmer Holdings Inc. (ZMH), facing 78 product-liability lawsuits over its NexGen Flex artificial knees, has a rare strategy to defend the product: target lawyers representing the patients.
Attorney Brett Emison, who wrote a blog post about failures in NexGen knees, got a letter...