Faculty News

  • The Honorable Roderick L. Ireland
    Groundbreaking Jurist to Keynote Commencement '15
    Recently retired Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland – the court's first African-American justice – will deliver 2015 Commencement address.
  • A Closer Look at Mass Incarceration
    Examining a criminal justice system that has incarcerated a greater percentage of its citizens – especially Blacks and Latinos – than any other country in the world.
  • Yelnosky on Bar Exams
    Dean Michael Yelnosky speaks to WPRO AM 630's Gene Valicenti about the purpose and effectiveness of bar exams in determining fitness to practice law.


Spotlight

Laurie Barron is the Executive Director Feinstein Center for Pro Bono & Experiential Education. She received a B.A. from Yale...

David Logan served as Dean at Roger Williams School of Law from 2003 to 2014, making him one of the nation's longest-serving law deans. In 2014,...

Louise Ellen Teitz is First Secretary at The Hague Conference on Private International Law in The Hague, The Netherlands, with primary...

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

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

Joining the RWU Law faculty in 2001, Professor Emily Sack has become a nationally recognized expert on domestic violence and reform of the court...

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 Diana Hassel regularly leads a group of students to experience "legal Washington," which features attendance at a Supreme Court argument...

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

Professor Larry Ritchie is a master teacher of Torts, Criminal Procedure, Advanced Criminal Procedure, and Evidence at RWU.  While...