Faculty News

  • The Honorable Roderick L. Ireland
    Groundbreaking Jurist to Keynote Commencement '15
    Recently retired Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland – the court's first African-American justice – will deliver 2015 Commencement address.
  • A Closer Look at Mass Incarceration
    Examining a criminal justice system that has incarcerated a greater percentage of its citizens – especially Blacks and Latinos – than any other country in the world.
  • Yelnosky on Bar Exams
    Dean Michael Yelnosky speaks to WPRO AM 630's Gene Valicenti about the purpose and effectiveness of bar exams in determining fitness to practice law.


Loraine M. Della Porta

Loraine M. Della Porta
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Loraine Della Porta is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Peace, Democracy and Development at the UMass Boston’s  Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies. She is the founder and President of  The Resolution Collaborative. Previously, she served as the Deputy Director of the MA Office of Dispute Resolution & Public Collaboration.