Faculty News

  • U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
    Perez to Deliver Commencement Address
    U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will deliver the Commencement address and receive an honorary degree at Commencement ceremonies on Friday, May 13.
  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.)
    Goldstein on Fossil Fuel Fraud Liability
    Sen. Whitehouse says fossil fuel companies should be sued for misleading Americans about environmental harm caused by carbon pollution. Could it really work?
  • Marijuana
    Horwitz on Legalizing Marijuana
    Professor Andrew Horwitz outlines why legalizing marijuana in Rhode Island is a good idea; Attorney General Peter Kilmartin '98 argues why it might not be.


Faculty Spotlights

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

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

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

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,...

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...

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

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,...

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 Larry Ritchie teaches Torts, Criminal Procedure, Advanced Criminal Procedure, and Evidence at RWU.  While teaching at...

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