Faculty News

  • Judge Bruce Selya
    Courtroom Dedicated to Judge Selya
    The law school’s signature space has been named for an old friend: the Honorable Bruce Selya, one of Rhode Island’s most influential and respected jurists.
  • Church State
    Is Wall Between Church and State Crumbling?
    Professor Diana Hassel, associate dean for academic affairs at RWU Law, has written a piece for the Roger Williams First Amendment blog.
  • Jones Act
    Gutoff, Nixon on Puerto Rico
    Amid mass power outages, food and water shortages, experts say that a 97-year-old maritime law could make recovering from the disaster more difficult.


The Honorable Daniel Procaccini

The Honorable Daniel Procaccini
Adjunct Professor of Law
Providence County Superior Court

The Honorable Daniel Procaccini has been an associate justice on the Rhode Island Superior Court since 2001. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he had an active civil litigation practice and served as a solicitor for several towns in Rhode Island.