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.


Faculty Spotlights

Professor Bogus’ interests include: (1) Political Ideology. Professor Bogus is interested in...

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

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

ON LEAVE

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

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,...

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,...

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

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

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