Faculty News

  • Professor David Coombs
    Coombs Named Weisberger Professor
    'WikiLeaks Lawyer' David Coombs is named the Joseph R. Weisberger Visiting Professor of Law, effective this semester and continuing into 2015-16 academic year.
  • Drugs
    Horwitz on Mandatory Minimum Sentences
    Prosectors hope longer prison terms will help deter drug dealers. But Professor Andy Horwitz explains why mandatory minimum sentences don’t work.
  • Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law Robert B. Kent, H'91
    A Farewell to Professor Kent
    RWU Law notes the passing of esteemed educator, scholar, colleague and friend, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Law Robert Brydon Kent, H’91.


Christopher A. D'Ovidio

Christopher A. D'Ovidio
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Christopher D'Ovidio is a partner at Merolla & Accetturo, where he provides legal services in matters pertaining to environmental and energy law, land use, zoning, property law, commercial fishery law and municipal affairs. He represents clients in both the public and private sectors, including serving as legal counsel for the Pawtuxet River Authority. He also serves as an assistant solicitor for the Town of New Shoreham and is the co-chair for the RIBAR Environmental and Energy Law planning committee.