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Upcoming Events

marine law symposium

marine law symposium

Alternative Spring Break 2017 Info Session
OCT
05
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Room 283 - School of Law Bristol Campus
Info Session for Prospective Students
OCT
10
9:30 am - 11:30 am
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
The People's Fight for Water, Power & Light
OCT
25
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
One Empire Plaza, Providence, RI - Room 434
Jeopardy! | RWU Law
OCT
28
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
School of Law | Appellate Courtroom 283
Marine Law Symposium
NOV
04
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
RWU School of Law, Bristol, RI


Joint Degree with URI

Students interested in more extensive study of marine law and policy may simultaneously earn a JD from RWU and a Master of Marine Affairs degree from the University of Rhode Island (URI) in 3 ½ years through sharing of selected credits.  Joint degree students enhance their legal education with additional courses at URI on economic, international and policy considerations, positioning them well to address today’s complex maritime, ocean and coastal legal issues.

          Hard copies of required materials regarding the application process
          should be sent to:

          Benjamin Morris
          Department of Marine Affairs
          University of Rhode Island
          Kingston Coastal Institute - Room 205
          One Greenhouse Road
          Kingston, RI 02881

          Clearly indicate on these materials that it pertains to the MAF graduate
          application. 

Please note that the application deadline for law students to URI's graduate school is
JANUARY 15, NOT
the date indicated on the graduate school's website.

Graduates of the joint degree program are employed in a variety of positions in the marine and environmental areas. A listing of graduate alum activities is available at the URI Marine Affairs website.