Student Spotlight

Justin Pruett '11
Justin ‘JP’ Pruett ’11 has worked as a law clerk in the Legal Affairs department of MetLife, Inc., and as an extern with Judge Edward Clifton of the...

Upcoming Events

Information Session

Information Session

Info Session for Prospective Students
NOV
21
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809
Talk on U.N. Convention on Law of the Sea with Rear Admiral Steven D. Poulin
DEC
01
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bay View Room - School of Law
Winter Solstice
DEC
02
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bay View Room
Law Alumni Association Holiday Reception
DEC
03
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Citizens Plaza Rotunda
Marine Affairs Advisory Board Meeting
DEC
12
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bay View Room


News/Newsletters

Shifting Seas
"The growing challenge of global climate change is taking a heavy toll in the
Northeast and beyond - RWU Law's Marine Affairs Institute is at the forefront
of efforts to mount a response"
RWU Magazine
Spring 2013, Pgs. 14-15

One Fish, Two Fish, Who Regulates You, Fish?
Is Federal salmon oversight as complicated as President Obama claims?

Slate turned to Prof. Susan Farady to explain President Obama's reference.
January 26, 2011

Deepwater wind farm attracts a crowd . . . of lawyers
Providence Business News
September 11, 2010

Oil Sheen Spreading from Gulf Platform Explosion
USA Today
September 2, 2010

Rhode Island is a Leader in Marine Law
Providence Business News
June 28, 2010

 

                                                          ALUMNI IN THE NEWS   

Congratulations to joint degree graduate Alicia Schaffner Eichinger '09, who was recently named the new Executive Director of the Salt Ponds Coalition in Rhode Island: http://www.saltpondscoalition.org/BoardMembers.html.     

 

Law School Institute-related Blogs

 

RHODE ISLAND SEA GRANT

Coastal and Ocean News and Events

41N  - The magazine of Rhode Island Sea Grant and the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute

 

NATIONAL SEA GRANT LAW CENTER

Ocean and Coastal Case Alert
Case Alert is a monthly listserv highlighting recent court decisions impacting ocean and coastal resource management. Each Case Alert will briefly summarize the cases.