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.
Skill Building & Professional Experience
RWU School of Law Clinical Programs and the curriculum are designed to meet the needs of diverse interests including business, criminal, environmental, international and family law and politics and government.
Our programs include course work that supports the clinical program’s functions and needs, experiential learning opportunities, and an interdisciplinary approach. Our programs also provide students with opportunities to develop and improve a variety of skills and with opportunities to participate in and learn about the professional world of lawyering.
These skills and learning opportunities include:
- Legal research and writing
- Client interviewing and counseling
- Document drafting
- Factual investigation
- Court appearances
- Oral communication
- Written communication
- Public speaking
- Collaboration and team work