Faculty News

  • White House rainbow
    Vox: Mancheno '13 on Orlando
    "America is a haven for gay immigrants like me. Don’t let Orlando change that." Luis Mancheno '13 in Vox, on his visceral reaction to the Pulse nightclub shooting.
  • Rhode Island: Hope
    Op-Ed: Yelnosky on Judicial Selection
    Dean Michael Yelnosky says new judicial nominations signal commitment to devalue political pull and increase racial and ethnic diversity on the state bench.
  • Cook's "Endeavour"
    The Guardian: Gutoff on Cook's 'Endeavour'
    Professor Jonathan Gutoff on how "arresting" Captain Cook's famed ship Endeavour could secure ownership for the state if its wreckage is discovered in Newport Harbor.


Spotlight

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

Professor Brown teaches Legal Practice. She comes to Roger Williams School of Law with extensive experience teaching Legal Research and Writing,...

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

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...

Professor Santoro was the founding dean at both Roger Williams University School of Law and Widener Law School (Harrisburg), and served as...

Professor Horwitz is the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, overseeing the clinical programs, clinical externships, pro bono programs, and...

Professor Larry Ritchie teaches Torts, Criminal Procedure, Advanced Criminal Procedure, and Evidence at RWU.  While teaching at...

ON LEAVE

Raised by Guatemalan immigrant parents in inner-city Providence, Professor Jorge Elorza returned to...

As an expert in National Security Law, Professor Peter Margulies focuses on the delicate balance between liberty, equality, and security in issues...

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