By Katie Mulvaney
I have had the good fortune of covering the courts in Rhode Island for The Providence Journal since 2009. I relish the beat for both its emotional and legal elements. It keeps me engaged and...
Each year, the Marine Affairs Institute takes RWU Law students on an educational cruise on Narragansett Bay. This trip helps first year students better understand many of the marine and maritime issues affecting Rhode Island and New England.
June 16, 2016 | In the MediaFrom The Guardian, London: “Captain Cook's ship Endeavour claimed by Rhode Island as search goes on” by the Associated Press. If the ship legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail around the world and claim Australia for the British is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly two decades ago based on an obscure, centuries-old maritime practice. In 1999, Rhode Island went to federal court in Providence to do what...
April 05, 2011 |The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico brought some of the costliest and most complex litigation to the U.S. justice system to date. To better understand the legal ramifications and legacy of the BP oil crisis, Roger Williams University School of Law offers three scholars to provide expert analysis and commentary as the story continues to unfold. To arrange an interview, contact Michael Bowden at (401) 254-3881 or Ruth Bazinet at (401) 254-3805. David A. Logan Dean, Roger...BP, British Petroleum, compensation commission, David Logan, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf Oil, Jonathan Gutoff, marine policy, maritime law, Multi-district litigation, oil spill, oil spill experts, Susan Farady, Tort Law