Faculty News

  • Deborah Johnson
    Johnson Wins 2nd Term as MBWA President
    Deborah Johnson, RWU Law's Director of Diversity and Outreach, has been re-elected president of the Massachusetts Black Women Attorneys association.
  • TIME: Bogus on Second Amendment
    Time asks: does the "right to bear arms" apply equally to all citizens – or just whites? While the question has recently made headlines, it's as old as the country itself.
  • Stephen L. Cohen
    A Changing Landscape: Insider Trading Law
    A top expert in the field will unravel the complexities and uncertainties of current civil liability and enforcement practice surrounding insider trading laws.


Janet Gilligan

Janet Gilligan
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Janet Gilligan is the deputy director of Rhode Island Legal Services, a position she has held for twenty years. She represents clients in domestic abuse cases, custody disputes, child abuse and neglect cases, and termination of parental rights cases in Rhode Island Family Court.