Faculty News

  • Linda Tappa '17
    From Farm to School
    Tappa's goal? To blend public service and business law -- bringing small farmers and elementary schools together to help kids develop healthy eating habits.
  • Dean Yelnosky and Governor Raimondo
    Governor Raimondo on RWU Law
    Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo recently sat down with Dean Michael Yelnosky. to talk about law, legal education, and the increasingly vital role of RWU Law
  • Professor David Coombs representing Pfc. Bradley Manning.
    Representing Private Manning
    Pfc. Bradley E. Manning’s lead trial attorney, RWU Law Professor David E. Coombs kept telling his client: Trust the system, trust the system.


Commander Andrew Norris

Commander Andrew Norris
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Commander Andrew Norris is the U.S. Coast Guard representative to the International Law Department staff.  Previously, he served a four-year tour in Honolulu, Hawaii, as the Staff Judge Advocate for the Fourteenth Coast Guard District.  Prior to that, from 2002-2006, Commander Norris was an assistant professor of law at the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.