Jenna Wims Hashway
Professor Hashway teaches Legal Practice. In these foundational courses, her students learn the critical skills of research, analysis, writing, oral advocacy, and professionalism. She is also an alumna of the RWU School of Law, where she was both Valedictorian of her class and Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review. Professor Hashway served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Arthur N. Votolato in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Rhode Island; the Honorable Paul A. Suttell, Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and the Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson, Circuit Judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She has also taught Law of Torts and Law of Contracts at the undergraduate level.
How to Win Land and Influence Policy: A Practical Guide to Adverse Possession in Rhode Island, Rhode Island Bar Journal, March/April, 2018, at 7
Clause Without Effect: Unenforceable Usury Savings Clauses, Rhode Island Bar Journal, November/December 2014, at 5
Cold War Cancer: Texas Instruments and the Energy Employees Compensation Program, Rhode Island Bar Journal, September/October 2013, at 23
Litigation Loansharks: A History of Litigation Lending and a Proposal to Bring Litigation Advances Within the Protection of Usury Laws, 17 Roger Williams University Law Review 750 (2012)
Litigation Financing: Preying on Plaintiffs, Rhode Island Bar Journal, March/April 2011, at 5 (with John Barylick)