Faculty News

  • Professor David Coombs
    Manning Lead Counsel on Commutation
    Chelsea Manning's longtime counsel, RWU Law Professor David Coombs, is "shocked and overjoyed" by President Obama's decision to commute sentence .
  • Yelnosky: Future of Public Sector Union 'Dues'
    Dean Michael Yelnosky discusses why a Trump Supreme Court is likely to overturn 40 years of precedent on public sector collective bargaining agreements.
  • Gonzales: Licenses for the Undocumented?
    Deborah Gonzalez, Director of RWU Law's Immigration Law Clinic, joined Dan Yorke to discuss report on driver’s licenses for undocumented Rhode Islanders.


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.