Prof. Peter S. Margulies

Professor of Law, Roger Williams University School of Law

As an expert in National Security Law, Professor Peter Margulies focuses on the delicate balance between liberty, equality, and security in issues involving law and terrorism.  Professor Margulies has written almost a dozen articles discussing the War on Terror.  He currently works with RWU Law Professor Jared Goldstein, along with litigators from the law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, in representing two Afghan detainees.  Professor Margulies led a national conference entitled “Legal Dilemmas in A Dangerous World: Law, Terrorism and National Security” held at RWU. 

Professor Margulies also has an extensive background in immigration law and has represented Haitian refugees and conducted outreach to community legal service providers. 

Peter Marguiles teaches Immigration Law, National Security Law and Professional Responsibility.  He has filed amicus briefs in high-visibility cases with the U.S. Supreme Court and has been frequently cited in the New York Times, the National Law Journal and other media outlets.

  • J.D., Columbia University
  • B.A., Colgate Unviersity

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Publications and Multimedia
The International Law and Policy of Counterterrorism - Event Audio/Video
International & National Security Law Practice Group
November 23, 2015
National Security, the U.N., and the Extraterritorial Application of Treaties - Podcast
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
March 20, 2014
Foreign Intelligence Collection and the FISA Court - Event Audio/Video
The NSA, Security, Privacy, and Intelligence Symposium
March 03, 2014