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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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Bristol Harbor



Maritime Law Track

Core Electives
Admiralty

Maritime Practice & Procedure
Marine Insurance
Collision & Limitation of Liability
Energy Law in the Maritime Economy
Legal Drafting and Advocacy: Maritime Litigation*
Marine Salvage
Law of the Sea
Maritime Litigation: The Whips & Whirls of an Admiralty Practice*

Related Electives
Federal Courts
Ocean & Coastal Law
Legal Drafting and Advocacy: Environmental Law*
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 Law Clinical Externship (includes Semester in Practice)*

Activities/Competitions
Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition

* Experiential learning