Faculty - The Hague, Netherlands
Resident Director - Jorge Roig
Associate Professor of Law
Charleston School of Law
Jorge R. Roig joined the Charleston School of Law faculty in the Summer of 2011 as assistantprofessor of law. Prior to joining the law school, he served as adjunct professor at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law from 2009 to 2011, where he administered a course on Legal Research and Writing, and Introduction to the Law.
During his undergraduate studies at Harvard University, Roig's coursework included a concentration on Microeconomics, Finance, Game Theory, Derivative Pricing and Econometrics. While at the University of California at Berkeley, he received a "Boalt Hall Law & Technology Certificate" for his coursework in Copyrights and Trademarks, Cyberlaw, Entertainment Law, Sports Law and Art Law, and his thesis: "Speaking in Code: The Question of First Amendment Coverage of Computer Source Code."
Roig served as judicial clerk to then associate justice, now chief justice, Federico Hernández Denton, at the Puerto Rico Supreme Court. He also served as judicial clerk to United States District Judge Salvador E. Casellas at the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico.
Roig labored in private practice at Fiddler, González & Rodríguez P.S.C., where he worked, among other things, in complex civil litigation and intellectual property matters for corporate clients.
Professor of Law and Co-Director, Center for Excellence in Elder Law
Stetson University College of Law
Roberta K. Flowers is a professor of law at Stetson University College of Law. Within the Elder Law LL.M. program, Professor Flowers teaches Ethics in an Elder Law Practice. She also teaches Evidence, Criminal Procedure, and Professional Responsibility. While at Stetson, Professor Flowers has successfully coached trial teams, arbitration teams and moot court teams to national championships. She has served as the director of the Center for Excellence in Advocacy and as the William Reece Smith Jr. Distinguished Professor in Professionalism. During her time at Stetson, Professor Flowers has received the university-level Excellence in Teaching Award, Most Inspirational Teacher Award from the Student Bar Association, and an award from the Student Bar Association for supporting student life. She also has received the university-level Homer and Dolly Hand Award for Excellence in Scholarship, the Dean's Award for Extraordinary Service, and been awarded the Distinguished Service Award four times. In 2005, the Florida Supreme Court awarded Professor Flowers the Faculty Professionalism Award.
Professor Flowers has lectured worldwide on the topic of ethics. She won a Telly Award for Excellence in Educational Films for having produced a series of educational videos on the ethical issues faced by prosecuting attorneys. Along with Professor Rebecca Morgan, she created a video series used to train and educate attorneys nationwide on the ethical dilemmas faced by elder law attorneys. The Florida Supreme Court awarded Professor Morgan and Professor Flowers the Florida Supreme Court Professionalism Award for their video productions. Additionally, with Professor Morgan, Professor Flowers designed the nation's first "elder friendly courtroom," which serves as model for courtrooms of the future.
Before arriving at Stetson, Professor Flowers worked as a prosecutor in both the state and federal system. She began her career in 1984 as a deputy district attorney for the 18th Judicial District of Colorado, where she served as a trial attorney in the criminal division. In 1989, she was appointed assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida, where she served in the Appellate Division, the Major Crimes Unit and the Public Corruption Unit.
Professor Flowers graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University in 1979 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. She received her J.D. from the University of Colorado in 1984, where she was selected to be a member of the Order of the Coif.
Professor Flowers' research interests center on the issues of ethics and professionalism. Professor Flowers' articles have appeared in such journals as the Fordham Law Review, the Boston College Law Review, Missouri Law Review, the Nebraska Law Review, the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, the Stetson Law Review, and the NAELA Journal.
Professor Flowers is active in several professional associations. She has served on numerous committees of The Florida Bar, including the Professional Ethics Committee, the Evidence Committee, and the Standing Committee on Professionalism. She is currently the chair of the Professionalism Sub-Committee of the Litigation Section's Ethics and Professionalism Committee of the American Bar Association.
Associate Professor of Law
Mercer University School of Law
Professor Sarah Gerwig-Moore's teaching and scholarship interests center around constitutional criminal law, appellate and post-conviction practice and procedure, and experiential public service learning. Since joining the Mercer faculty in 2006, she has created and now teaches The Habeas Project, the only pro bono effort in Georgia to offer representation in non-capital post-conviction cases. That clinic has briefed and argued over sixty cases—including issues of first impression in the state's highest court—and has won full or partial relief in over half of those cases.
Beyond her work in Mercer's Law and Public Service Program, Professor Gerwig-Moore is leader in the Macon community (and was, in fact, named "Best Community Leader" at the 2010 Eleventh Hour Readers' Choice Awards). She is serving her second term on the Macon-Bibb County Planning and Zoning Commission, in her fourth year as Chair. She was the founding Co-Chair of the College Hill Corridor Commission (www.collegehillmacon.com) --an organization noted for its visible neighborhood revitalization and values of transparency and civic engagement—and still serves a member of its board.
Before joining the Mercer faculty, Sarah was the Senior Appellate Supervising Attorney at the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council (the central office of the statewide public defender system). She received her BA, summa cum laude, from Mercer University, her Master of Theological Studies from Emory University's Candler School of Theology, and her JD from Emory University School of Law. Honors and awards include the Shanara Gilbert Emerging Clinician Award from the AALS Clinical Legal Education Section (2013); the Robert J. Benham Award Community Service Award (2011); the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia "Commitment to Justice" Award (2006); the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Case of the Year Award (2006 and 2009); and Emory Law School's Herman Dooyeweerd Prize in Law and Religion (2002).
Distinguished Research Professor of Law
Roger Williams University School of Law
While serving as an associate at Shearman & Sterling in Washington, D.C., Professor Goldstein became one of the first civilian lawyers allowed into the Guantanamo Bay prison, in conjunction with his representation of several families of Kuwaiti detainees.
After resistance from the U.S. Government, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case Rasul v. Bush. Professor Goldstein’s involvement with the Guantanamo cases included drafting district, appellate and Supreme Court briefs on behalf of the detainees. He continues his work with the detainees through his scholarship at RWU, and is a national expert on the applicability of habeas corpus to the Guantanamo Bay detainees. He has published numerous articles on the topic and penned an Op-ed reprinted in newspapers around the country.
Additionally, Professor Goldstein was a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the United States Solicitor General and served as an attorney for the Department of Justice, working in the appellate section of the Environment and Natural Resources division, where he drafted briefs on behalf of the United States in several Supreme Court cases. He received numerous awards while working at the Department of Justice including the Special Commendation for Outstanding Service and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration General Counsel’s award.
Professor Goldstein teaches Constitutional Law and an array of Environmental Law courses. He regularly publishes in top law journals and because of his nationally recognized expertise, he has authored numerous briefs in the Supreme Court of the United States. Professor Goldstein is a graduate of Vassar and Michigan (J.D., magna cum laude).
Professor of Law
Charleston School of Law
William M. Janssen joined the Charleston School of Law faculty in 2006 after a lengthy practice with the mid-Atlantic law firm of Saul Ewing LLP, where he was a litigation partner, a member of the firm’s seven-person governing executive committee, and chair of the interdisciplinary Life Sciences Practice Group. He concentrated his practice in pharmaceutical, medical device, and mass torts defense and risk containment. In practice, he was involved in several high-profile drug and device cases, including the national diet drug (“fen-phen”) litigations, DES litigations, and myelographic contrast dye litigations. He has spoken and written extensively on pharmaceutical and medical device law.
Professor Janssen also focuses his scholarship on federal practice and procedure. He is the author of four national texts in this discipline. He is the sole author of Federal Civil Procedure Logic Maps (West 2d ed. 2012), a visual learning resource for federal civil procedure, and one of two authors of Mastering Multiple Choice – Federal Civil Procedure (West 2014), a multiple-choice practice tool. He is one of three co-authors of the Federal Civil Rules Handbook (West, annually (22nd ed. 2014)), and A Student’s Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (West, annually (17th ed. 2014)). The content of the Handbook is reprinted each year as Volume 12B of the national treatise, Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice and Procedure (West). In addition, Professor Janssen is the author of various journal articles, book chapters, and bar review materials on federal civil procedure, and has lectured widely on civil procedure topics.
Professor Janssen’s scholarship also includes an emphasis on constitutional religious liberty and the Religion Clauses to the United States Constitution, an area of law on which he has written, spoken, and litigated. He is also one of several co-authors of the annual updating to Rice’s Attorney-Client Privilege in the United States, a leading treatise on the privilege.
While a student at the American University’s Washington College of Law, Professor Janssen was the executive editor of the American University Law Review, a dean’s fellow, a moot court board member, an interschool moot court competitor, and the first-year moot court champion. After law school, he served as a law clerk to a federal district court judge (Hon. James McGirr Kelly, E.D. Pa.) and to a federal court of appeals judge (Hon. Joseph F. Weis, Jr., 3d Cir.).
Before joining the Charleston School of Law faculty, Professor Janssen taught as an adjunct instructor at Temple University School of Law for five academic terms and as an adjunct teaching business law at Saint Joseph’s University.