Faculty News

  • 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.
  • Trump Presidency
    Donald Trump vs. Roger Williams
    David Logan, professor of law and former dean of RWU Law, discusses President Trump's executive order on religious freedom in this week's 1st Amendment Blog.


Faculty Spotlights

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

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

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

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,...

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...

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

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

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

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