Faculty News

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    Logan on Possibility of BP Settlement
    Professor David Logan on whether BP's reduced fine exposure for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could push the case into settlement talks.
  • BP Spill
    Logan on Impact of BP Liability
    Professor David Logan talks about what's at stake for BP as the final leg of arguments begins over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill -- its cause, impact, and price tag.
  • RWU Law Expands Providence Presence
    As part of a University expansion in the capital city, RWU Law will enlarge clinical and experiential opportunities for students, enhance community outreach.


The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse

The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse
Adjunct Professor of Law
U.S. Senator from RI

The Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse is the junior Senator from Rhode Island in the United States Senate.  Senator Whitehouse was elected to the Senate in 2006 and serves on the Budget Committee, the Environment and Public Works Committee and the Judiciary Committee as well as several other Senate Committees.  Prior to his election to the Senate, he served as Director of Business Regulation for the state of Rhode Island, U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, and Attorney General of Rhode Island.