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 Stephen J. Fortunato

The Honorable Stephen J. Fortunato
Adjunct Professor of Law
Providence County Superior Court (retired)

The Honorable Stephen J. Fortunato, Jr. served as an Associate Justice of the Superior Court of Rhode Island from 1994 until his retirement in 2007. Before his appointment to the bench, Justice Fortunato was in private practice handling civil and criminal litigation in both state and federal courts with an emphasis on civil rights and constitutional issues.