Faculty News

  • RWU Law Sixth in Nation in Percentage of Graduates Obtaining State Court Clerkships
    Study shows RWU Law is a national leader in placing students into career-launching clerkships.
  • Panhandling
    Horwitz on Panhandling Ordinances and the First Amendment
    Professor Andy Horwitz’s latest contribution to the RWU First Amendment Blog: “First Amendment Protects the Right to Give and to Receive.”
  • As Manning released, trial attorney Coombs looks back on case, looks forward to teaching again at RWU Law
    Chelsea Manning was released from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., on May 17th, after serving nearly seven years in prison for leaking a trove of military and diplomatic files. Manning’s lead trial attorney, David E. Coombs, now teaches at the Roger Williams University School of Law.


Spotlight

After graduating first in her class from Osgoode Hall, one of Canada’s top law schools, Professor Tanya Monestier clerked for the Honourable...

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My name is Hala Furst, and I am a 3L. Before coming to Roger Williams I received a BA in Theatre Arts at the University of Minnesota. In the three...

While serving as an associate at Shearman & Sterling in Washington, D.C., Professor Goldstein became one of the first civilian lawyers allowed...

Professor Bogus has written extensively about political ideology, torts and products liability, and gun control and the Second Amendment. He is...

Professor Cecily Banks serves as a Professor of Legal Practice. A member of the RWU faculty since 2003, Professor Banks teaches classes in legal...

Professor Jonathan Gutoff is one of the nation’s top experts on piracy and maritime law issues. In addition to his popular courses on...

B. Mitchell Simpson was in private practice that included civil and criminal litigation in Rhode Island state courts as well as federal courts and...

Michael Donnelly-Boylen brings nearly two decades of legal education experience to his position as Assistant Dean of Admissions at Roger...

As an instructor of Dispute Resolution, Professor Bruce Kogan and his students work with the Rhode Island court system...

After a successful term at Yale Law School (where she served on the Yale Law Journal, the Yale Journal of Law and Policy, and the Yale Journal of...