Faculty News

  • Terror Suspect Nicholas Rovinski
    Margulies on Terror Suspect Arrest
    Professor Peter Margulies explains the FBI's case against terrorism suspect and Warwick, Rhode Island, resident Nicholas Rovinski, and possible additional charges.
  • Judge Judith Savage
    Savage on Mentally Ill Convicts
    Distinguished Jurist in Residence Judge Judith Savage discusses ways to avoid repeated imprisonment of those with mental health problems.
  • Judicial Diversity
    Logan on Judicial Diversity
    Professor David Logan argues that the Ocean State's current judiciary looks like the Rhode Island of past generations, not reflecting the diverse nature of the state today.


Faculty Spotlights

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

The Distinguished Research Professor of Law from 2008-2010, and a former member of the Yale Law Journal and a Director of Yale’s Moot Court,...

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

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

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

As Director of Clinical Programs and the Criminal Defense Clinic, Professor Horwitz provides students with the real world opportunities they need...

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

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...

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,...

ON LEAVE

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