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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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The Breakers



Marine and Environmental Law Track

Core Electives
Environmental Law
Fisheries Law and Policy
Legal Drafting and Advocacy:  Environmental Law*
Natural Resources Law
Ocean & Coastal Law
Wildlife and Wilderness Law and Policy

Related Electives
Administrative Law
Federal Courts
International Environmental Law
Land Use Planning
Law of the Sea
Relevant Seminars or Perspectives Courses as Offered

Capstone Experience
Sea Grant Law Fellow Projects*
Public Interest Clinical Externship (includes Semester in Practice)*
Environmental/Land Use Clinical Externship (includes Semester in Practice)*

Activities/Competitions
Pace National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

* Experiential learning