Faculty News

  • Same-sex marriage
    Dean Yelnosky on Same-Sex Marriage
    WPRO's Gene Valicenti talks with Dean Yelnosky about the substance and implications of the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage.
  • U.S. Supreme Court
    Nason '05 Cited By U.S. Supreme Court
    The U. S. Supreme Court issued a major capital punishment decision on Monday – and it cites an alumnus' student Note from Roger Williams University Law Review.
  • 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.


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.