Faculty News

  • Monestier on Web Jurisdiction
    Professor Tanya Monestier explains why courts are struggling to come up with a practical framework for dealing with the issue of web-based jurisdiction.
  • From Hate to Hope
    From Hate to Hope
    How the horrific experiences of lawyers and judges under the Third Reich have informed the lives – and legal philosophies – of their descendants.
  • Legal fees
    Kuckes on Legal Fees Ruling
    Professor Niki Kuckes discusses Rhode Island ruling that affidavits or expert testimony supporting counsel fee motion must come from lawyer not involved in case.


John MacDonald

John MacDonald
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

John MacDonald is a trial attorney specializing in criminal defense, immigration law, and post-conviction relief. He is the former President of the Rhode Island Assocaition of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the author of a book entitled "Rhode Island Criminal Defense: A Practice Manual".