Faculty News

  • Church State
    Is Wall Between Church and State Crumbling?
    Professor Diana Hassel, associate dean for academic affairs at RWU Law, has written a piece for the Roger Williams First Amendment blog.
  • Jones Act
    Gutoff, Nixon on Puerto Rico
    Amid mass power outages, food and water shortages, experts say that a 97-year-old maritime law could make recovering from the disaster more difficult.
  • Travel Ban
    AP: Margulies on New Travel Ban
    Professor Peter Margulies weighs in on how President Trump's revamped travel ban might attract new legal challenges — and how they might fare.


Robert McCreanor

Robert McCreanor
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Robert McCreanor is the Executive Director of the Rhode Island Center for Justice, a non-profit public interest law office based in Providence, RI.  Mr. McCreanor has more than a decade of experience in the provision of civil legal services to low-income individuals and communities including in housing, immigration, employment, and consumers' rights matters.  He previously taught clinical legal education at St. John's University School of Law. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in a trial bureau of the New York County District Attorney's Office and a litigation associate at the private law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.