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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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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
  • Organization
  • Collaboration and team work