Faculty News

  • Industrial pollutants
    Burger on Environmental Law
    Professor Michael Burger in Huffington Post on an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that could make it harder for victims of hazardous pollutants to get justice.
  • Law Students Offer Income Tax Assistance
    As tax-filing deadlines approach, 21 RWU Law students fulfill their pro-bono requirement by helping needy Rhode Islanders prepare their income tax returns .
  • Dean David Logan
    Logan Judges Urban Debates
    Dean David Logan served as a judge for teens participating in the Rhode Island Urban Debate League's "Community Debate" at Brown University on Saturday.


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.