Faculty News

  • Judge Bruce Selya
    Courtroom Dedicated to Judge Selya
    The law school’s signature space has been named for an old friend: the Honorable Bruce Selya, one of Rhode Island’s most influential and respected jurists.
  • 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.


Faculty Spotlights

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

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...

Louise Ellen Teitz is a Professor of Law at Roger Williams University School of Law. She was First Secretary at The Hague Conference on Private...

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

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...

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

Professor Colleen Murphy is dedicated to teaching, scholarship, and pro bono legal services. She has served at RWU as the Distinguished Teaching...

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