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Commencement 2015

Fast Facts

RWU Law provides students a broad range of marine resource and maritime courses taught by full professors as well as expert practitioners.  The curriculum includes courses in admiralty, fisheries, piracy, ocean and coastal law, ocean policy, and climate change.

First Impressions

Parade Route Living



About Us

The only law school in Rhode Island, Roger Williams University School of Law offers students a rigorous, hands-on, affordable legal education in a supportive environment. RWU Law is a leader in providing experiential and pro bono education opportunities for its students, and has a legacy of outstanding scholarship, accomplished alumni, and profound engagement with the bench and bar.

Here, Dean Michael J. Yelnosky talks about what makes RWU Law different.