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 Bruce M. Selya

The Honorable Bruce M. Selya
Adjunct Professor of Law
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

The Honorable Bruce M. Selya is a senior federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. After engaging in the private practice of law for nearly a decade, Judge Selya was appointed as an Associate Judge on the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island in 1982. In 1986, he was elevated to the First Circuit, where he sat for two decades before assuming senior status in 2006.