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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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Public Interest - Civil

For public interest courses specifically in the criminal law field, please see separate Criminal Law curricular track.

Electives
Children and the Law
Civil Rights
Consumer Law
Domestic Violence Law
Employment Discrimination
Gender & the Law
Housing Law & Policy
Human Rights
Immigration Law
Interviewing and Counseling: Civil Rights*
Juvenile Justice Law and Policy
Legal Drafting and Advocacy: Legislation*
Mental Health Law
Poverty Law
Sexuality and the Law
Relevant Seminars or Perspectives Courses as Offered

Capstone Experience
Community Economic Development Clinic (includes Semester in Practice)* 
Immigration Clinic*  
Judicial Clinical Externship (includes Semester in Practice)* 
Public Interest Clinical Externship (includes Semester in Practice)*
Poverty, Health and Law: The Medical-Legal Partnership    

Activities/Competitions
Moot Court
Pro Bono Collaborative
Trial Team

* Experiential learning