Faculty News

  • 1st Amendment
    RWU's News First Amendment Blog
    Inspired by RWU’s namesake, the new blog focuses on five freedoms: of religion, of speech, of the press, to assemble peaceably, to petition government
  • Flag Burning
    Yelnosky on Flag Burning
    Dean Michael Yelnosky talks about two U.S. Supreme Court rulings that protect flag-burning as a form of free speech under the First Amendment.
  • Trump Effect
    Horwitz on the 'Trump Effect'
    It's uncertain how a Trump administration will affect police-minority relationships in Rhode Island -- but national tone can impact what happens on local streets.


Spotlight

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

University of Minnesota - Minneapolis,
3L

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...

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

Eliza Vorenberg is the Director of Pro Bono and Community Partnerships and the Director of the Pro Bono Collaborative. Eliza is a graduate of Bryn...

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...

Kathryn Thompson serves as Director of Academic Success at RWU Law.  Before assuming this position, she served at RWU Law as a legal writing...

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

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

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