Professor Emeritus


  • BA, Brown University
  • JD, Georgetown University


Teaching Fellow, Georgetown, 1974-75; Clerk, Edward W. Day, U.S.D.C., RI, 1975-77; Instructor, Suffolk, 1977-79; Attorney, Rhode Island Legal Services, Providence, 1978-80; Associate Professor, 1983-87; Professor, since 1987

Professional Activities

Member, National Association of Counsel for Children (Past V.P. and Board Member); Consultant, Office of Child Advocate, Rhode Island, 1980-1997



The Massachusetts Child Hearsay Statute and the Admissibility of Non-Testimonial Out-of-Court Statements Describing Sexual Abuse, 37 NEW ENG. J. ON CRIM. & CIV. CONFINEMENT 33 (2011)