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Deborah Gonzalez is the Director of the Immigration Clinic. Student Attorneys in the Immigration Clinic are licensed to practice law under Deborah’s...

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Our faculty’s formidable credentials and academic accomplishments are a point of pride at RWU Law – but we're definitely not an ivory tower.

Our professors have practiced in virtually every area of the law and published widely in the nation's most prestigious law reviews; their opinions have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, the Providence Journal and virtually every other major news outlet in the United States – from CNN to NPR. They've testified before Congress, argued before the U.S. Supreme Court, practiced with top law firms and respected nonprofit organizations, represented detainees at Guantanamo, served in the United Nations and the Armed Forces, and held leadership positions in such organizations as the American Bar Association and the American Law Institute.

As an RWU Law student, all of this collective experience is at your fingertips, a vast reservoir of theoretical prowess and real-world know-how.

Faculty News

  • Stephen L. Cohen
    A Changing Landscape: Insider Trading Law
    A top expert in the field will unravel the complexities and uncertainties of current civil liability and enforcement practice surrounding insider trading laws.
  • Professor Andy Horwitz
    Horwitz Addresses Rally for Homeless
    RWU Law Professor Andy Horwitz spoke Wednesday at a rally in Providence, calling on officials to stop "criminalizing" the homeless, including panhandlers.
  • Ed Fitzpatrick
    Veteran ProJo Columnist to Join RWU
    Providence Journal political columnist Edward Fitzpatrick will become the new Director of Media and Public Relations for Roger Williams University next month.

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09/27/2016
By Tom Shaffer
This semester, we have a number of pioneering students at RWU Law: the first participants in our new one-year master's program called the Master of Studies in Law, or MSL. The program is open to...