Faculty News

  • 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.
  • Travel Ban
    AP: Margulies on New Travel Ban
    Professor Peter Margulies weighs in on how President Trump's revamped travel ban might attract new legal challenges — and how they might fare.


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".