Faculty News

  • Spicer
    Panel: The Press & The President
    Tweets and leaks. “Fake news” and “alternative facts.” The press and the president are locked in a bitter, high-stakes battle. What does it all mean?
  • Brooklyn Public Defender's Office ASB 2015
    From the Bronx to Haiti: ASB
    On Spring Break, RWU Law students are providing free legal services in 17 locations, from Cranston to Haiti -- "looking access to justice right in the eye.”
  • LSAT
    Yelnosky: Harvard and the LSAT
    The all-powerful LSAT is now optional at Harvard Law School. Dean Michael Yelnosky talks to WPRO's Gene Valicenti about the implications.


Faculty Spotlights

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...

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

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

ON LEAVE

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

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

Professor Horwitz is the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education, overseeing the clinical programs, clinical externships, pro bono programs, and...

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

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...