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U.S. Supreme Court Bar Admission - RWU Law Alumni Swearing-In Ceremony
FEB
22
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC
24th Annual Barrister's Ball
FEB
25
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Omni Providence Hotel
Accepted Students Day
MAR
25
10:00 am - 11:00 am
RWU Law Main Campus, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
School of Law Commencement
MAY
19
1:00 pm - 3:00 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:

          University of Rhode Island
          Attn:  MAF PROGRAM
          200 Coastal Institute in Kingston
          1 Greenhouse Road
          University of Rhode Island
          Kingston, RI 02881

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. Information on graduate alum is available at the URI Marine Affairs website.