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.


Deming Sherman

Deming Sherman
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Deming Sherman is a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP in Providence, where he is a trial lawyer.  He has litigated commercial, environmental, real estate and trust and probate cases in federal and state courts for more than 40 years.  He served as Managing Partner for nine years and developed and presents an annual course on legal ethics to the firm's lawyers.