Faculty News

  • Linda Tappa '17
    From Farm to School
    Tappa's goal? To blend public service and business law -- bringing small farmers and elementary schools together to help kids develop healthy eating habits.
  • Dean Yelnosky and Governor Raimondo
    Governor Raimondo on RWU Law
    Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo recently sat down with Dean Michael Yelnosky. to talk about law, legal education, and the increasingly vital role of RWU Law
  • Professor David Coombs representing Pfc. Bradley Manning.
    Representing Private Manning
    Pfc. Bradley E. Manning’s lead trial attorney, RWU Law Professor David E. Coombs kept telling his client: Trust the system, trust the system.


Faculty Spotlights

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

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

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...

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

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...

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

Keenly interested in the relationship between consumer debt and bankruptcy, Professor John Chung recently testified before the U.S. Senate...

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

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

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