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The Marine Affairs Institute holds a major symposium every other year. These events draw national and international experts in their various fields to RWU Law. Students can attend these symposia for free. Past topics range from fisheries law, climate change and the legacy of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

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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.