Faculty News

  • 1st Amendment
    RWU's News First Amendment Blog
    Inspired by RWU’s namesake, the new blog focuses on five freedoms: of religion, of speech, of the press, to assemble peaceably, to petition government
  • 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.


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.