Faculty News

  • Terror Suspect Nicholas Rovinski
    Margulies on Terror Suspect Arrest
    Professor Peter Margulies explains the FBI's case against terrorism suspect and Warwick, Rhode Island, resident Nicholas Rovinski, and possible additional charges.
  • Judge Judith Savage
    Savage on Mentally Ill Convicts
    Distinguished Jurist in Residence Judge Judith Savage discusses ways to avoid repeated imprisonment of those with mental health problems.
  • Judicial Diversity
    Logan on Judicial Diversity
    Professor David Logan argues that the Ocean State's current judiciary looks like the Rhode Island of past generations, not reflecting the diverse nature of the state today.


The Honorable Arthur Votolato

The Honorable Arthur Votolato
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

The Honorable Arthur Votolato was until recently the Chief Judge for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island.  Appointed in 1968, Judge Votolato was the first Bankruptcy Judge appointed in Rhode Island served as the state’s only Bankruptcy Judge for 44 years.