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Upcoming Events

Attorney General Summit

Attorney General Summit

The Pro Bono Collaborative Annual Cocktail Reception
MAY
26
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
One Citizens Plaza Rotunda, Providence, RI
Class of 2019 How to Prepare for Law School BBQ
JUN
10
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Law Alumni Association Annual Breakfast Meeting
JUN
16
7:45 am - 9:15 am
Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence
18th Annual Rhode Island Attorney General Open Government Summit
JUL
29
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
RWU Law, Bristol, RI
LSAT Free Practice Test
AUG
05
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
RWU Law-- Appellate Courtroom (Room 283), 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809


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:

          Denise Foley
          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.