Faculty News

  • Judge Bruce Selya
    Courtroom Dedicated to Judge Selya
    The law school’s signature space has been named for an old friend: the Honorable Bruce Selya, one of Rhode Island’s most influential and respected jurists.
  • Church State
    Is Wall Between Church and State Crumbling?
    Professor Diana Hassel, associate dean for academic affairs at RWU Law, has written a piece for the Roger Williams First Amendment blog.
  • Jones Act
    Gutoff, Nixon on Puerto Rico
    Amid mass power outages, food and water shortages, experts say that a 97-year-old maritime law could make recovering from the disaster more difficult.


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.