Faculty News

  • The Honorable Roderick L. Ireland
    Groundbreaking Jurist to Keynote Commencement '15
    Recently retired Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland – the court's first African-American justice – will deliver 2015 Commencement address.
  • A Closer Look at Mass Incarceration
    Examining a criminal justice system that has incarcerated a greater percentage of its citizens – especially Blacks and Latinos – than any other country in the world.
  • Yelnosky on Bar Exams
    Dean Michael Yelnosky speaks to WPRO AM 630's Gene Valicenti about the purpose and effectiveness of bar exams in determining fitness to practice law.


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.