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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.

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Leave of Absence

A student may request a leave of absence for medical or personal reasons from the School of Law. The request must be submitted in writing on a Dean’s Action Form with supporting documentation as appropriate.

If you have questions, please contact Assistant Dean of Students Lorraine Lalli. All leaves must be approved as detailed in Section 202 of the Student Handbook.