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RWU Law is one of only 5 law schools in the country that specializes in marine affairs. Of these schools, RWU Law is only one of 2 that specialize in admiralty and maritime law.

First Impressions

Quiet Seaside Community



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