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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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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