Dean David Logan speaks to the ProJo's Ed Fitzpatrick on First Amendment implications of Justice Department secretly obtaining AP phone records.

Upcoming Events

Class of 2020 How to Prepare for Law School BBQ/Mixer
JUN
09
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
RWU Law Main Campus, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
19th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
JUL
28
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI
CLE Program: Management of Spinal and Extremities Radiology
NOV
02
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Crowne Plaza, Warwick, Rhode Island

Trending@RWULaw

05/08/2017
By Dean Michael J. Yelnosky
On May 19th, the members of the Class of 2017 will cross the stage and receive their diplomas from President Farish. That short crossing tells little of the rich stories of how graduates arrived at...


Affordable Excellence at RWU LAW

Archives

Newsroom

Logan on Associated Press Scandal

Dean David Logan speaks to the ProJo's Ed Fitzpatrick on First Amendment implications of Justice Department secretly obtaining AP phone records.

From the PROVIDENCE JOURNAL: "AP phone log seizure is echo of Nixon era" by Edward Fitzpatrick, Journal Political Columnist

AP phone records[...] Granted, there are distinctions between what’s happening now and what happened under President Nixon. “But still, it’s government power,” said David A. Logan, dean of the Roger Williams University School of Law. “And that is why you need a free press.”

[...] Logan, who has written and spoken about First Amendment issues, said, “It’s a troubling pattern for those who thought we’d have a fundamentally better civil liberties atmosphere than under the Bush administration. They’ve established a pattern of aggressively pursuing leaks.”

For full story, click here.