Faculty News

  • 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.
  • Closed courtroom
    Horwitz on Closed Courtroom Debate
    U.S. District Court Judge Mary Lisi's order to seal the courtroom during a plea hearing for a woman accused of sex trafficking has raised concern among legal observers.
  • Commencement 2015
    RWU Law Celebrates Commencement 2015
    RWU Law honors 115 graduates in a ceremony keynoted by pioneering jurist, the Honorable Roderick L. Ireland; also recognizing noted R.I. defense attorney Robert Mann.


The Honorable Dennis Curran

The Honorable Dennis Curran
Adjunct Professor of Law
Associate Justice, Massachusetts Superior Court

The Honorable Dennis Curran is an Associate Justice in the Massachusetts Superior Court, where he has presided over 350 civil and criminal trials. Before that, he was in the trenches as a Boston trial attorney for over twenty years, having achieved an "AV" (the highest) rating from Martindale-Hubbell.