Faculty News

  • City Year Providence
    Professor, Alumna Lead City Year Board
    Professor Andy Horwitz and Stephanie Federico ’03 co-chair advisory board of City Year Providence, aiming to dramatically cut dropout rates
  • Judge Edward C. Clifton
    Judge Edward Clifton Joins Faculty
    The recently retired Rhode Island Superior Court judge will work with students on research related to racial and ethnic fairness in courts across the country.
  • Immigration Detention
    Hassel on Qualified Immunity
    Professor Diana Hassel explains why immigration officials could not claim qualified immunity after mistakenly detaining an American citizen for 24 hours.


Jerry Cohen

Jerry Cohen
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Jerry Cohen is a partner in the Boston and Providence law firm of Burns & Levinson LLP, where he is co-chair of its IP/Science and Technology Department. He is presently the President of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation.  He has more than 40 years of experience as a lawyer dealing with issues including patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition, licensing and franchising.