Faculty News

  • Flag Burning
    Yelnosky on Flag Burning
    Dean Michael Yelnosky talks about two U.S. Supreme Court rulings that protect flag-burning as a form of free speech under the First Amendment.
  • Trump Effect
    Horwitz on the 'Trump Effect'
    It's uncertain how a Trump administration will affect police-minority relationships in Rhode Island -- but national tone can impact what happens on local streets.
  • Fox Point Pickling
    Guiding Startups through Legal Pickles
    Among the first clients of RWU Law’s Business Start-up Clinic, Fox Point Pickling entered the marketplace with the help of trained business law students.


John K. Fulweiler

John K. Fulweiler
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

 John K. Fulweiler is an attorney in private practice focusing on representing businesses and individuals in disputes in-court and out-of-court as well as before arbitration panels and agency proceedings.  Having served as a licensed merechant mariner and as a staff captain with a New England towing and salvage firm prior to law school, he draaws on his practical maritime experience in representing litigants in maritime personal injury suits, cargo damage claims, salvage and towage claims, commercial disputes and vessel products liability and warranty actions before both trial and appellate courts.  He also possesses significant experience litigating aviation claims and drafting commercial transportation documentation.  He is recognized by the Maritime Law Association as a Proctor-In-Admiralty.