Faculty News

  • Phil West at RWU Law
    Common Cause Celebrates RI Reform
    Students, alumni, faculty and staff joined Common Cause stalwarts to celebrate Phil West's monumental new book on Rhode Island corruption and reform.
  • Urban League
    Partnering with Urban Debate League
    RWU Law has partnered with the RI Urban Debate League, training high school students in classical debate, and diversifying the pipeline to law school.
  • Urban League
    Diversifying the Legal Pipeline
    The RI Urban Debate Leagues partners with RWU Law alumni and students, state judges and lawyers to prepare urban high school students for success in 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.