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 George E. Healy, Jr.

The Honorable George E. Healy, Jr.
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

The Honorable George Healy, Jr. has been the Chief Judge of the Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court since 2004.  He was initially appointed to the Workers' Compensation Court in 1991.  Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was an active civil litigator and workers' compensation practitioner.