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.


The Honorable Bruce M. Selya

The Honorable Bruce M. Selya
Adjunct Professor of Law
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

The Honorable Bruce M. Selya is a senior federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. After engaging in the private practice of law for nearly a decade, Judge Selya was appointed as an Associate Judge on the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island in 1982. In 1986, he was elevated to the First Circuit, where he sat for two decades before assuming senior status in 2006.